Cracks in brickwork can be a major concern.

If there are cracks in the brickwork of a house you are considering buying, it is important to seek further advice from a suitably qualified building practitioner to identify the cause and give you advice regarding the cost of rectification. There are a number of reasons why brickwork cracks. The most common is foundation movement, which can be caused by a number of factors. Water, trees, construction methods and poor workmanship are just a few causes of foundation movement and in most cases rectification can be expensive. Builders at Melbourne House Check know how to diagnose brickwork cracks.

Read our other blog post about leaning brick walls here.