Robert W. "Bob" Jensen, P.E.
bjensen@jensenengineers.com

Michael S. Jensen, P.E.
mjensen@jensenengineers.com

972-994-9872
972-994-0747
972-692-5713 fax

Foundation Movement

See also: Drainage Problems, Trees - Lethal Weapons and Plumbing Problems

We are constantly being asked about the severity of foundation movement in the event no remediation takes place.  The following photos illustrate what a home may experience due to age, large trees and lack of a soil moisture maintenance program. Also see Soil Moisture Maintenance Tips
 


Subject property with trees


Stuck doors with open crack


Open crack exposing framing


Stuck door with open crack


Open wall crack


Wall/ceiling separation

This home suffers from the same problem-large trees and lack of a soil moisture maintenance program.  


View of front yard


Frieze boards separated


Separation at front door


Crack/separation at window