Costs range from a few hundred dollars up to $50,000 plus depending on the severity of the crack and quality of your homes foundation.
At Renco, we provide foundation crack repair services in four different price ranges.
1) Range One: Foundation Inspection
Cost: Free – $300
This price and service range involves an inspection from a professional foundation expect. The output is a “leave and monitor” solution and provides homeowners with peace of mind that the foundation crack has been professionally inspected.
Sometimes cracks in your foundation occur naturally and you can leave them alone. Often this type of crack is parging on the outside of your home’s foundation and will not pose a structural threat. While other cracks occur in basement floors and walls when concrete dries and cracks. This can be seen in new home construction in Ottawa.
Renco Tip: Foundation cracks can take many forms including – cinder block step cracks, vertical concrete cracks, horizontal cracks and diagonal cracks. Inspection your foundation each year to make sure it’s crack free.
Range Two: Non-Structural Crack Repair
Price: $750 – $2650
The most common type of foundation crack repair is interior epoxy injections. This solution involves sealing up foundation cracks with epoxy and polyurethane crack injections. The method is both reliable and cost effective if done professionally. However, epoxy injection repairs when originally issues is not diagnosed properly, a low quality epoxy is used or repair is made incorrectly.
Renco Tip: Non-structural foundation cracks are very common in Ottawa due to large mositure and thermal ranges between winter and spring.
Range Three: Structual Crack Repair
Price: $1200 – $1700
Structural foundation cracks pose a serious threat to the structural integrity of homes. The repair method involves a combination of carbon fiber countersunk staples and epoxy injections depending on the severity of the crack.
In Ottawa structural foundation cracks are very common due to wide temperature fluctations, hydrostatic pressure and natural movement of soil.
Renco Tip: A sure sign of a structural deficiency are horizontal cracks, and cracks wider than a 1/4 inch.
Range Four: Exterior Foundation Crack Repair
Price: Starting at $5000
Exterior foundation crack repair are requried due to water, root and backfill issues around your homes foundation preventing interior fixes. The Renco repair process invovles excavating a part of your homes foundation, repairing cracks with carbon fiber staples, hydraulic cement and applying a waterproof coating memberbrane over top.
After exterior foundation repair is complete drainage tiles, crushed stone backfill, air gap membranes and proper grading are done to ensure water moves away from your home.
Renco Tip: Foundation weeping title drains can get clogged causing foundation crack and water issues. If you suspect an issue get a weeping tile inspection which can save your foundation from future issues.
Get a foundation crack repair assessment today.
You will speak directly with Renco owner Terry Fraser and receive a free assessment and options of how to fix your foundation crack.