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Three Solutions To Correct House Settling On Soft Soils

Posted by on Oct 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Solutions To Correct House Settling On Soft Soils

Settling foundations can cause many problems with your home. For a basement or crawl space, these problems can lead to water damage. The settling can also cause serious structural problems and other damage. This can be in the form of doors and windows being out of plumb or it can be cracks in drywall. Here are some of the solutions to help deal with settling homes on soft soils: 1. Tensioned Concrete To Even Out The Foundation Settling There are many problems that you can have with your foundation. The problems can be due to uneven settling in soft soils. If your home is on a concrete slab, one way to fix this problem is with tensioned concrete. This is where steel cables are installed beneath the slab and tension is applied to them. This will prevent the uneven...

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