Cracking in new construction foundation


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Old 05-27-16, 05:25 PM
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Cracking in new construction foundation

My house foundation was poured in December/January in the Midwest and the winter was pretty mild this year and the days were not super cold.

I have been living in the home about a month and I noticed two hairline cracks a couple feet a part in the foundation wall of the basement. The house is on a slope so the back of the basement had above ground windows and the foundation walls are about 3.5ft tall or so. This is where the crack is. See pictures below. I am just wondering if these are anything to worry about.

Thanks!

https://www.imageshack.us/i/pmm2cXDTj


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Old 05-28-16, 03:26 AM
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Minor cracking in concrete is to be expected and of no real concern. You should be fine although it's never a bad idea to monitor the cracks to make sure they don't grow too much.
 
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Old 05-31-16, 01:48 PM
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Okay thanks! I just wanted to makes sure it wasn't something that would need attention before it (if it was going to) get worse.

I'll keep any eye on it and post any updates if it starts to expand.
 
 

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