Home Foundation Inspection in Knoxville and Memphis TN

With branches in Rogers AR and Nashville TN

 Foundation Inspection in Knoxville and Memphis TN

American Standard Foundation Repair will provide a free inspection of your premises and furnish a detailed foundation repair cost estimate. Call the experts at American Standard Foundation Repair now.

Getting A Home Foundation Inspection

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Evaporation:
Hot and dry conditions may cause soil to pull away from the foundation. Settlement due to this foundation moisture imbalance could cause cracks to appear throughout the structure.
Transpiration:
Tree roots could dehydrate the soil beneath a home causing soil shrinkage and settlement of the home.
Plumbing Leaks:
Water from leaky plumbing is often a major contributor to foundation problems.
Expansive & Consolidating Soil Issues:
Improper Drainage: Improper drainage will lead to excess moisture build up, which could erode or consolidate soils. Excessive moisture may cause upheaval or settlement.
Poor Building Site Preparation:
Cut and fill situations, where soil is removed from part of the lot and stacked on another, must have proper soil stabilization before the structure is constructed; otherwise unexpected movements of the soil beneath the foundation may occur.
Poor Soil Conditions:
Poor soil, organic components, debris, etc., may cause expansion or consolidation, which contribute to foundation failures.
Poor Building Site Preparation:
Cut and fill situations, where soil is removed from part of the lot and stacked on another, must have proper soil stabilization before the structure is constructed; otherwise unexpected movements of the soil beneath the foundation may occur.
Poor Soil Conditions:
Poor soil, organic components, debris, etc., may cause expansion or consolidation, which contribute to foundation failures. Rust Resistant Epoxy Coating can mitigate this condition.

How do you recognize signs of foundation trouble?

Look Inside your home for:

  • Cracks in sheetrock on walls and ceiling
  • Doors that drag or stick
  • Gaps between ceiling & wall or wall & floor
  • Nails that are backing out of the sheetrock
  • Windows that are out of square or sticking
  • Floors out of level or cracked

Look at the exterior of your home for:

  • Cracks in the brickwork
  • Gaps between brickwork, doors or windows
  • Separation of exterior trim at corners
  • Brick leaning away from garage doors
  • Fireplace leaning away from house
  • Sagging roofline
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