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Cracks in my new house

Wed Jul 03, 2013Total posts : 1
houseowner
houseowner
Join date: Jul 2013
Topic: Cracks in my new house

My New House (2 years old) has developed cracks in at-least 5-8 places in my house. 4-5 cracks are horizontal and span from top to bottom...Though the cracks aren't wide, it is long...The house is in Chennai - Madipakkam...I was Present when they built it....It was built with decent materials and good water....Kindly advise me what to do.....Should I panic ?
Wed Jul 03, 2013Post  #1
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)
S L Gupta (Civil Engg)

Join date: Mar 2008
Dear
Cracks can happen due to foundation movements or settlements of a building. They can also occur due to thermal movements, chemical reactions, elastic deformations or shrinkage etc. They can damage plaster of walls, ceilings, destroy the beauty of the structure and can also be dangerous. GharExpert provides you extensive information about how to repair cracks, the causes of cracks, tips to prevent cracks and guidelines to prevent cracks in the building. There are 9 nos articles for repair of cracks SEE the link below.

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