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Stone Foundations – Some Things to Know

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Stone foundations were standard fare in houses built before World War I. Today, they’re a source of frequent worry to buyers and owners of old homes.  But are they really something to be concerned about? Stone foundations require some extra attention considering that they are the foundation of your home.  If an older house suffers from sloping floors and cracked plaster, it’s reasonable to suspect foundation failure as the likely cause.  A brief visual inspection will quickly disclose bulging, bowing, shifting or settlement of a stone foundation. If you find any one these conditions, you should call in the services…

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