What causes Foundation Failure?
5 Foundation Failure Warning Signs
Cracks in bricks – These cracks vary in size but are normally bigger at the top and narrow at the bottom accompanied by the wall rolling.
Cracks in corners – Check to see if there are cracks in the siding of your home or around doors and windows inside and outside.
Cracks in the floor – If there are cracks in the tiles or flooring of your home, it is likely the foundation is affected by the settlement.
Cracks in sheetrock or drywall – Most of these cracks are easy cosmetic repairs but they can open up again indicating a problem.
Cracks in stucco – Cracks that look like an ascending staircase are an indicator of problems with the foundation.