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Basement Wall stabilization..?

I would love some input from anyone here who has had to repair damage on a load-bearing basement wall... Mine has developed a long horizontal crack in it and I fear that it is only a matter of time before that wall become too unstable to support the weight of the house above it. So now I am looking into having it repaired. I have done my homework and it looks like I probably have 2 options in order to accomplish this, Fortess Stabilization from AquaGuard or a Wall Anchor System. Has anyone here had to have anything like that done? If so what sort of costs did you accrue? Was it destructive to your basement or landscaping? Have you noticed any problems since having it done? Thanks in advance!

Asked By: Beth S - 1/3/2008
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I used to work for a waterproofing company, and this is a common problem, especially in the clay belt region where the ground swells and contracts. A good contractor (and I suggest you contact several before settling on one) will provide a solution that does not damage your landscaping when the work is done, is not... More
Answered By: trendyje - 1/4/2008
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I had the wall anchors put in a few years ago. The problem was that there's clay against the wall which expands & contracts as it gets wet... More
Answered By: Steve G - 1/3/2008
 
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