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Cracks in floor from earthquake

Posted by shiane (My Page) on
Fri, May 25, 12 at 19:36

Our son's house in Virgina has some long, not deep but more superfical, cracks in the concrete basement floor from last years earthquake. They also discovered a 4 foot long 1/4 inch crack that angles down the ciderblock wall in the crawlspace in another area of the house. Evidently this crack allowed water in which started to flood the basement during a recent major storm.

Homeowner's insurance says they don't cover damage from earthqakes.

How can this be repaired? What are your recommendations? Thanks!

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RE: Cracks in floor from earthquake

Hire an engineer to assess the damage and recommend the best course of action

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