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Default Re: Cracks in Poured Foundation

Originally Posted by jpope View Post
I wouldn't call them "shrinkage," but more likely settlement. If the foundation is properly reinforced (which cannot be determined by a home inspection) there's really nothing to be concerned with.
Agreed. I would seal them properly to keep moisture and insects out, and not give it much more thought. IF you really are concerned you can always have them evaluated by a qualified engineer. I personally wouldn't but it is your call.


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