Foundation Failure

Why?   Most foundation failure is caused by excessive movement of the soils & not by poor construction of the foundation.  Typically soils in Tennessee are expansive and because of this foundations for homes and buildings shift as the soils shifts.  With rain the soils expand and with droughts the soils shrink. Concrete does not …

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Foundation Fundamentals

The foundation of a house has a very important job.  It is responsible for connecting the house to the ground below and taking the weight off of the house and putting it onto the soil and rock beneath it.  It does all this preferably with little to no movement or settlement of the soil immediately …

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