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Bowing basement wall

I am considering buying a fixer-upper. How concerned should I be about a basement wall that is bowing a little bit? I don't believe the house will be falling down.

Thank you.

Re: Bowing basement wall

Thank you so much. What types of things can be done to keep the wall from getting worse???

Re: Bowing basement wall

You first need to determine whether the wall was installed bowed, or if it's a result of movement. And if it's from movement, if it is still moving (there are testing companies that specialize in this kind of work).

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