Weathering the Soil with CNT Foundations
Are you aware that certain soil types are influenced in certain ways depending water levels that are brought on by the season and climate? There are soils that are strong when the weather is dry but become unstable as soon as the weather is rainy and wet. This soil unbalance can foundation and cause problems like settlement, sinking concrete, uneven floors, nd more. If you’ve seen any of these signs around your house or foundation, call 803-667-4022 to speak with the CNT Foundations contractors today.
What happens when the soil below your foundation experiences shifts during seasonally wet or dry periods? Let’s investigate:
Foundation Problems Caused by Seasonally Wet or Dry Soil
As the soil becomes wet and gradually gets more unstable, it might not be able to support the weight of your foundation. This reduced load bearing capacity can result in:
- Tilting or cracking chimney
- Cracks in brick walls
- Foundation settlement
- Uneven or sagging floors
- Wall and floor gaps
- And more
If you suspect that your foundation is built on dirt that is unstable when the weather is exceptionally rainy and wet, call CNT Foundations today. We have a myriad of remedies that can solve your foundation problems by reaching into the earth past the weak soil into the strong dirt below. Call 803-667-4022 to set up a complimentary, no-obligation estimate with our team today.