Problems From Soil And Poor Construction
Expansive soil can cause the concrete of a home’s foundation to settle improperly, putting stress on the slab and potentially resulting in visible cracks. Inadequate grading can also cause home issues by allowing water to pool around the sides of the house.
Dry conditions allow the soil to shift, while wet conditions causes to expand. This constant moving is often what causes foundation issues. Poor construction only makes this process worse. Being aware of the soil conditions around your home can help you avoid these problems. Learn more by watching this video.