New Detached Property and Cracks on Inside and Outside Appeared around Window


Postby anix » Sat Oct 17, 2015 5:47 pm

Hi All,

We have moved into a detached property around 2 years ago and recently noticed some cracks in the outside and inside walls around the window:

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The windows are very old and seem to be bowing and getting misshaped. I dont think the can handle the weight being applied to them. Could this be caused by inadequate support from the windows?

If is is subsidence what can we do?
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Postby welsh brickie » Sat Oct 17, 2015 8:55 pm

check around the gullies for any gaps, or cracks, also any cracking in the path is an indication of drainage problems, causing subsidence.
The cracks in the photos don't look too worrying at the moment, I would cement a glass slide over the crack to see if it gets worse.
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