What does it mean when your floor is cracking?

Most times the cracks are normal, non-structural settlement cracks. However, there are many reasons why a foundation cracks, such as settling of the home, concrete shrinkage and curing, stress, and poor construction.

When should I be concerned about cracks in my floor?

Generally, cracks in your floor are nothing to worry yourself over. The only time that you might be concerned is if the cracks start changing vertically, suggesting that there is some settling happening.

How do I fix cracks in my floor?

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Is it normal to have cracks in your slab?

ANSWER: Every concrete slab has cracks. Even when you don’t see them, slabs are laced with networks of micro-cracks resulting from common shrinkage. When new concrete hardens, shrinkage always occurs. And because concrete is not an elastic material, cracks are inevitable and rarely a cause for concern.

How can you tell if a concrete crack is structural?

Characteristics of structural cracks

  1. Over 1/10 inch wide – Structural cracks are usually wider than 1/10 inch (often wider at one end than the other) and grow larger over time.
  2. Stair step cracks in block or brick walls.
  3. Horizonal foundation cracks in walls, with or without bowing – These are almost always structural.