Bowed basement walls are another clear-cut sign that there’s something wrong. Although it’s a natural instinct to want to fix things on your own whenever possible, bowed basement walls are absolutely not something you can fix. The problem in this situation goes much deeper than something you would be able to fix on your own.
Most commonly, bowed basement walls indicate that the earth and water around your home have started to press into your basement so strongly that the basement walls are unable to handle the strain. As the basement walls start to move toward a place of crumbling, they’ll start to bow inward. This sign means you should contact a foundation repair expert as soon as possible.