How Much Does it Cost to Repair Bowed Basement Walls?
Are the walls in your basement bowing? You may be wondering how much it costs to repair bowed basement walls. We discuss the costs of foundation repair below to guide you on what you can expect.
The national average cost of repairing a foundation is $4,542. Repairing your bowed basement walls can cost anything over $1000 to slightly over $10,000. Various factors: will influence the cost.
- Your location
Your geographical location will influence the cost of various factors such as labor, obtaining permits, and materials. Your foundation’s tickets for repair can cost anything between $75 and $150. The cost of delivery will not only be influenced by the average cost of labor in your area but also the specific contractor offering your services. You should inquire about the labor cost from the specific contractors you’re considering.
- The cause of the bowing
The underlying cause of the bowing will determine what solutions will be applied. For example, if your foundation is bowing because of leaking gutters, you may only have to get the gutters repaired or replaced and have the bowed walls repaired or reinforced. If the bowing results from poor grading, you will have to have your landscape’s grade corrected and your foundation walls repaired. The latter is more involved and will cost a lot more than the former.
- The type of foundation
Not every repair solution can be applied to every kind of foundation. Therefore, your foundation type will also influence the type of solution used to repair the bowed basement walls. Many foundation repair contractors will inspect your foundation and provide you with a comprehensive quotation outlining their preferred solution and repair costs.
- The severity of the bowing
Repairing a wall that has moved only 1 or 2 inches is less involving than repairing a foundation that has moved several inches. Foundations that are severely bowed will require intensive repair. You may even have to replace the foundation to ensure your property’s security.
How to determine how much bowed basement wall repair will cost
If you want to ensure that you’re getting the best deal for foundation repair, you should have your foundation inspected by at least three contractors and compare the quotations. Many foundation repair contractors offer free inspection and quotes.
Contact the Professionals at StablWall Today! (866) 782-5955