Weathering the Soil with CNT Foundations
Did you realize that specific kinds of soils are influenced differently depending on the water levels caused by the climate and season? A few soils are steady when the weather is dry and become unstable when it gets wet and rainy. This precariousness can negatively affect your foundation and cause issues like settlement, sinking concrete, uneven floors, and more. In case you're seeing any of these signs around your home, call 843-405-7022 to talk with the experts at CNT Foundations today.
What damaged is caused when the soil is seasonally wet or dry? Let’s investigate:
Foundation Problems Caused by Seasonally Wet or Dry Soil
When the soil gets unstable when it gets wet, it may not be able to support the weight of your foundation and your home. Reduced load bearing capacity can bring about:
- Cracked or tilting chimney
- Cracking brick walls
- Foundation settlement
- Uneven floors
- Gaps between your floor and wall
- And more
If you think that your foundation is based on soil that is unstable in the wet seasons, call CNT Foundations today. We have plenty of solutions that can remedy your foundation issues by digging into the earth past the bad soil into the strong soil underneath. Call 843-405-7022 to make a free meeting with our estimators today.