Signs of Stem Wall Failure: Flaking Paint
Flaking paint is the most common but confusing of all the symptoms when the stem wall is failing. Most people confuse the causes of flaking paint, and they blame sunlight and even time when it is because of corrosion.
Signs of Stem Wall Failure: Vertical Cracks
Vertical Cracks in the stem wall mean that the corrosion problem began in the tie-down stars and then spread to the rest of the components.
Stem Wall Restoration Process: Protecting is Caring
Every time our concrete experts go to a residence to perform a project, they ensure all surroundings are protected. Generally, they use plastic sheets to protect the area from any unfortunate events.
Signs of Stem Wall Failure: Spalling Concrete
Spalling concrete is the last of the symptoms to appear and the worse one. The reason why this symptom is the last one is that when the stem wall gets to this point, it means most of the stem wall components need to get replaced.
After Stem Wall Restoration
As shown in this picture, the stem wall looks brand new and is ready to get painted again. Thanks to Arizona Foundation Solutions, this family will no longer have to face corrosion threats affecting their house stem wall.