10:15AM | 06/19/14
Member Since: 06/19/14
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I recently purchased my home and noticed the basement walls are starting to bow in. What are my options to prevent this from moving inward any further?

Hershel Savage

10:42AM | 06/19/14
Member Since: 06/19/14
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I too had the exact same issues with my home. Since Ive been in the construction industry for over 20 years I knew I wanted to use carbon fiber instead of steel beams. After researching I decided to go with the Rhino Carbon Fiber System because it attaches at the top and bottom of the foundation, tying everything together. I installed the system myself 5 years ago and Ive had absolutely no issues since. Another good thing about Rhino is you can order it and install it yourself or have a contractor install it. Hope this helps!


02:16PM | 06/19/14
Member Since: 01/29/14
27 lifetime posts
If the problem lies in foundation cracks, then the problem can often be fixed by chipping out the crack and applying masonry patch, epoxy or other sealants.


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