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0244 Foundation Movement Horizontal Cracks - Structure Structural Foundation
 
0244 Foundation Movement Horizontal Cracks - Structure Structural Foundation -

Image Text: Horizontal foundation cracks are often accompanied by bowing, bulging or leaning > Outside > Bulging: lateral thrust > horizontal crack > Inside > Bowing: foundation wall > horizontal crack > Leaning: lateral thrust > the cracks tend to die out (or become diagonal or vertical) near the corners because the corners are essentially buttressed by the adjacent foundation walls

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