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What It Could Mean If Your Walls Are Warping
Warped walls can happen based on the type of interior paneling you have, and to prevent warping, installers should leave a ⅛ inch gap between each panel. Warping can also happen due to the wrong fasteners being used during installation, so it’s best to use space ring-shank nails and set them eight inches apart.
Drywall might warp due to excessive moisture, so the problem may be due to high humidity, improper drainage, insufficient waterproofing, or — worst case scenario — a foundation failure. Once you have identified the issue, you should get a professional to remove and replace the drywall.
Older homes have plaster walls, which might warp due to excessive moisture, and a tell-tale sign would be a brown leak. Another cause of warping walls is the plaster coming loose from the wall, causing a bulge, which you may be able to fix by pushing the wall surface back against the wall and reattaching.