Foundations settle when it’s hot! Yes, the hot summer months mark the time of year when homes and buildings sink in shrinking clay soils!
This affects both residential and commercial buildings in areas where expansive soil exists. If you see cracks in the ground in your yard near your home or building you are a likely candidate for foundation failure.
The most common signs of foundation problems are cracks in brick, cracks in sheetrock, unlevel, cracked or sinking floors, fireplace leaning, and doors dragging or out of square. (more…)