Floor and Wall Crack Repair in OKC
Cracks in your walls or floors can leave your home susceptible to major water damage. Water from the ground can easily seep through these cracks and create extensive damage to your home. Even the smallest of cracks can let water pass through, so it’s important to address wall or floor cracks quickly before they become worse.
If you think you notice any wall or floor cracks, give us a call (405) 233-8533. We offer free inspections to all homeowners throughout the Oklahoma City area.
What Causes Wall and Floor Cracks?
Water is the main culprit for causing your basement floors and walls to crack. Too much water in the soil can create hydrostatic pressure and put massive amounts of pressure on your basement walls. The pressure can eventually cause your walls or floors to crack and allow water to intrude in your basement.
Repairing the Cracks
- Basement floor cracks: Water can seep up through cracks in your floor. The best way to stop water from entering through floor cracks is by installing a perimeter drainage system. The system will capture any water before it ever enters your basement and directs it to a sump pump channeled outside your home.
- Basement and foundation wall cracks: Like floor cracks, water can seep in through even the tiniest of wall cracks and cause water damage in your basement. Installing a drainage system will help capture any water before it enters through a wall crack. FlexiSPan®, a flexible crack sealant made from polyurethane, is then applied to the cracks for a complete waterproof seal.
- Leaky windows: Water can easily enter through a leaky window frame. Your first defense against water intrusion is a drainage system to capture any water. Next, we drill a small hole underneath the window, install a plastic fitting to channel water to the drain, then inject all holes with a polymer seal.
The Cost of Fixing Basement Cracks
When it comes to a wall or floor crack repair cost, each house is unique and requires an inspection before we can provide an accurate cost estimate. This will give us a better idea of your home’s specific situation, and we will know what kind of work needs to be done.