Foundation Condition

Cracked Foundation

Roof ConditionsCracked Foundation

Description/Cause:  Cracks in brick or concrete walls can be a source water of seepage that create water problems and require repair.  There two basic types of foundation cracks to consider, non-structural cracks, not due to foundation movement and Structural cracks that may be caused by pressure exerted on the foundation.

Damage Created by Condition:  Cracks in brick or concrete walls can be a source water of seepage that create water problems that require repair. 

Suggested Maintenance/Products Required:  Depending on the type of crack, non-structural or structural, repair methods and material consisting of repointing the mortar joints, to use of hydraulic cement and epoxy-injection systems.  After repairs, a protective coating as KARNAK #100, #220 or #920 Emulsion Dampproofing or KARNAK #83, #86, #88 #229 (Trowel Grade) may be used.


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