Temperatures Can Affect Home Foundations
The summer months can be rough on home foundations. Because of excessive heat and little rainfall, the soil around the foundations begins to contract. Eventually, this causes the foundation to lose stability and start failing, leading to the development of structural problems in the home.
In this video, a foundation repair professional explains why foundation issues occur and points out a few of the problems homeowners should look out for. If you have an older brick house, for example, a warning sign is bricks cracking or pulling apart from each other. For more helpful tips, watch the video.