Bowing Wall Problems and Solutions

Bowing Wall Problems and Solutions

Bowing walls happen for a variety of reasons. Bowing walls can occur due to the age of your home, poor construction, or water pressure. Bowing walls are somewhat common in our St. Louis older homes that have had years of repetitive freeze and thaw cycles and soil settlement. Bowing walls because of poor construction encompasses such things as lack of rebar, improper drainage system, or even the improper backfilling of soil around the homes foundation. Water pressure from the soil outside of the home seems to be the most common. Foundation...

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