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Old 07-21-2012, 10:32 AM   #1
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How do i repair an old stone basement wall that is bulging?

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Old 07-21-2012, 01:53 PM   #2
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You start by determining the amount of bulge (you need to measure this with a laser or a builders level). Then you attempt to determine the cause of the bulge. Could be settlement (check this with a builders level or a laser), could be soil pressure, could be the way the wall was built, could be impact. Post some pictures, and the results of your instrument survey.

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