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Old 07-02-2010, 08:57 PM  
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Hi, wondering if anyone here can give some advice to us.
We have a 40 year old home on a raised concrete foundation with a crawlspace below. While out doing some cleanup I noticed 2 different cracks in the foundation about 8 feet apart. For all I know they've been there for years, but never noticed. I found our 11 year old home inspection report which stated foundation cracks were visible, less that 1/4 inch wide and probably due to shrinkage and curing.
I've included a couple of pictures. Do we epoxy, patch? The crawlspace in this area is just too low to get to from the inside.

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Old 07-14-2010, 04:49 AM  
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i'd patch w/plaster to see if the crks ' move ' over a yr then decide if repairs're nec,,, emecole's a pro company w/conc repr mtls who's particularly dif-friendly,,, they'll have mtl for crack injection sealing or welding,,, best
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