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How To Check Your Home For Foundation Damage Due To Weather

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Foundation problems can lead to plumbing and roofing issues, you'll want to get an early start. Foundation problems can lead to plumbing and roofing issues, you'll want to get an early start.
OKLAHOMA CITY -

The summer heat can cause a costly repair for homeowners. It can destroy your home's foundation.

The scorching summer can put a major strain on home foundations. From heavy rain fall and floods earlier this year to triple digit heat, those weather extremes are tilting foundations and forcing homeowners to make expensive repairs.

Homeowners tend to fix small cracks here and there but it's harder to keep up with rapid changes. So keep an eye out.

You can tell if there is a problem when doors don't shut properly and you can see gaps beside your windows. Cracks in the foundation, drywall, and exterior bricks are also a big sign.

Take a look at the dirt outside your home for signs of cracking. 

One business owner actually said he’s received at least 100 phone calls in three days. Repairs can cost anywhere from hundreds to thousands of dollars.

Foundation problems can lead to plumbing and roofing issues, you'll want to get an early start. That way the problems won't start to stack up.

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