No. When foundation cracks in a poured concrete wall are repaired by The Crack Wizard, any ground water that would make its way through the crack will just migrate in to the earth.
And while there is logic to the conventional wisdom of “water finding the path of least resistance”, the reality is, a properly repaired foundation crack will not cause other cracks to develop.
For homeowners with common foundation wall cracks that are not indicative of structural defects, the best repair option is to have the crack pressure-injected with a urethane resin or epoxy resin.
Once a crack is pressure-injected with an epoxy resin or urethane resin, the foundation crack becomes impermeable to water penetration. Ground water that would typically end up on a basement wall or floor will ultimately evaporate in to the ground, as opposed to “creating other cracks”. One of the common misconceptions about foundation cracks is that they are caused by lateral water pressure against the foundation.
However, most foundation wall cracks are caused by the natural shrinkage and/or settlement (albeit normal settlement) of a poured concrete foundation, and not undue water pressure against the foundation.
Poured concrete foundations are inherently susceptible to cracking, and treating a foundation crack will NOT cause other cracks to develop. Finally, many foundation cracks develop in the ‘weak points’ of a basement, such as corners of windows and off the corners of support beams.
These cracks are common, minor and can be permanently and affordably repaired by The Crack Wizard.
The Crack Wizard’s exclusively formulated sealants and resins provide clean, odorless repairs that are backed by our Lifetime ‘Crack Wizard’ Warranty.
As The Crack Wizard says, “For A Crack In Your Wall, Give The Wizard A Call”.
Get an immediate online quote by going to www.thecrackwizard.com, or call us Toll Free at (888) CRACK-WIZARD (1-888-272-2594).