basement wall

Old 03-23-02, 12:36 PM
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Question basement wall

i am getting ready to buy a house.the basement wall is the only thing that is kinda worrying me.about half way up the blocks have about a quarter inch gap and are starting to push inwards,(like it might cave in some day).it is only the back wall of the can i fix this cost sufficintly so i can frame the walls and finish the basement?
Old 03-23-02, 04:06 PM
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You should have a structural engineer look at it. The bank may not allow the loan until the owner fixes the problem. It could be nothing or it could be a big problem. How old is the house? If it's old, then it may not be a big deal. As for covering, frame out a couple inches from the wall.

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