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Why Should I Fix My Foundation?

Friday, August 17th, 2012 by Jessie Schoepflin

A problem with your home's foundation is a serious matter, and if gone unresolved will cost more in the end. A lot of homeowners put off addressing structural issues due to the enormity of such an issue and the impending bottom line. Here are a few reasons to address structural and foundational issues head on.Why Should I Fix My Foundation - Image 1

The biggest reason is the problem will only get worse. Foundation problems such as cracks, bowing or sinking will only continue to increase in severity if left alone. The problem will not right itself. For most people their home is their largest investment and should be taken care of because chances are the  home will eventually be sold. Potential buyers expect to buy homes without structural issues. When the time comes to sell the home and the foundation problems have been left untouched for years, chances are the problems have gotten worse and will be a larger expense that must be taken care of for the next owners.

The foundation as well as walls protect the home from the outside. Cracks provide a space for water to intrude into the home as well as insects and other critters. Not only are those cracks unsightly from the outside, but can cause drywall to crack indoors, floors to crack or pull apart and windows and doors to no longer hang plum making the indoor space less appealing as well. Once again a home is a huge investment and should be beautiful from the inside out. Protect that investment and have an expert look at your foundation!

Complete Basement Systems is here to help and offers a FREE ESTIMATE for foundation repair in Denver, Aurora, Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, Arvada, Thornton, Fort Collins, Pueblo, Boulder, Greeley, Westminster, Broomfield, Loveland, Longmont, Castle Rock, Commerce City, Parker, Cheyenne and the surrounding Colorado area.!

About the author

Jessie is a Colorado native and resident all her life, and after graduating from the University of Northern Colorado she started work for a wholesale florist managing the social networking accounts and directing phone calls. She made the transition over to the Complete Basement Systems team in 2012 working in the call center and on online marketing.