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Bowing Walls

Foundation walls move inward primarily due to expansive soils and hydrostatic pressure on the walls from outside.

The Problem:

Your foundation walls are bowing, buckling or are showing signs of inward movement.

Telltale Signs:

  • Horizontal or stair-step cracking along the foundation walls
  • Diagonal cracking at corners of poured concrete foundation walls
  • Inward bowing or bulging along the walls
  • Walls sliding inwards on the bottom
  • Walls leaning in at the top
  • Wet, clay soils around the home coupled with damaged walls

How to Fix It:

Foundation wall anchors can repair many bowing wall problems. Soil anchors are placed in the ground outside. Steel rods attached to soil anchors extend through the foundation wall and wall plates. Wall plates distribute clamping pressure. Tightening nuts on the threaded ends of the rods stabilize the wall for a permanent solution.

Install our proven Wall Anchors along the bowing walls, and use the system’s clamping pressure to stabilize and restore the wall. When space issues prohibit wall anchor installation, we recommend installing the IntelliBrace System.

We can straighten your bowing, buckling foundation walls! Our solutions are warranted, and most can be done in a day!

Contact us for a free foundation wall repair quote today! We serve Charleston, Columbia, Greenville, Florence, Myrtle Beach, throughout South Carolina & over the state lines.

Signs Of Bowing Foundation Walls

Foundation walls move inward primarily due to expansive soils and hydrostatic pressure on the walls from outside. However, foundation walls may also crack from foundation settlement, as well as from several other issues. A professional consultation is necessary to accurately identify what kind of foundation issue is causing the problem in your home.

Below are images of several foundations that are showing damage from hydrostatic pressure and expansive soils outside the structure.

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