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Foundation Repair?

We are planning on selling our home but after a recent hard rain found that we had a small leak in a crack on the basement wall. Do we contact a basement waterproofing company or foundation repair company?
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You should be able to have a Class A Contractor take a look at the problem and give you an estimate to correct the issue.  Note I stated Class A Contractor.  If that contractor recommends you bring in an engineer (because they see something beyond the 1 crack) then I would do just that.

Any repairs that are made by a licensed professional should be kept on record to show proof you, to the best of your knowledge, had the problem corrected.
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You can probably contact a home inspector and ask him to take a look at it and guide you as to what needs to be done.
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If it is a mortar crack it might be an easy fix.  Don't call a waterproofing company for one crack.  A contractor should be able to fix it from the outside.  Have someone ascertain if in fact it is only one crack and not something more extensive.
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