The most common structural issues in residential homes include problems with the foundation, bearing walls, beams, floor framing and roof framing.
Everyone deserves to feel safe and comfortable in their own home, so it can be particularly stressful when signs of structural damage are identified.
When your home has structural damage then the foundation is no longer able to support your home. In every structural damage case, your home is at risk for failure or collapse.
Spotting the signs of structural problems is essential for the maintenance of any property.
Structural damage can include:
bowed walls, gaps where your walls and floors meet, drywall cracks, especially around door frames, nail pops, cracked basement walls – horizontal, stair-step or vertical, uneven or bouncy floors, sticking windows or doors, cabinets that swing open. The Exterior Signs, stair-step cracks in brick or stonework, front porch or stairs pulling away from your home, gaps in your windows or door frames, cracked or leaning chimney.