How Do I Know if my Home has Sinkhole Damage or Just Normal Settlement Cracks

Sinkhole Damage or Settlement Cracks? Many of the signs of sinkhole damage and settlement damage are the same. Some of these signs that can either be from settlement or from a sinkhole forming on your property are: Foundation cracks Wall cracks Garage column cracks Leaning chimney Sloping floors Sticking doors and windows Ceiling cracks Floor […]

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Florida Underpinning

What is Underpinning and How Can It Help Your Florida Home? All buildings and homes need a strong, stable foundation. Cracks in walls, uneven floors or other structural problems may compromise the integrity of your foundation. If you suspect changes in your home’s structure, you may need to contact the experts at Foundation Pros of […]

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Recent Sinkhole Events in Florida are a Reminder to Be Prepared

Sinkholes in Florida Seem to Be More and More Common Massive sinkholes in Florida have been making headline news lately. You hear more stories about the ground opening up and swallowing people, cars, parking lots and even homes. In 2013, a Tampa, FL home suddenly collapsed swallowing a bedroom with a man inside. Just recently […]

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Florida’s Sinkholes

Mapping Florida’s Sinkholes: Understanding the Sinkhole Threat Sinkholes can form anywhere in Florida, but the highest activity level occurs in west central Florida because of the karst limestone environment. There are several influences that increase the risk of sinkhole activity such as long-term weather conditions, heavy acidic rains, and drought-like conditions. The regional map on […]

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160-Foot Sinkhole Remediation – Suwannee, FL

Large Sinkhole in Suwannee, Florida More people are moving to Florida, making this state the third most populous state in the United States. The beaches are beautiful and the cost of living is low. That’s wonderful news for Floridians because it attracts more revenue, but newcomers aren’t aware of the common occurrences of sinkholes. A […]

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Commercial Structure Repair in Gainesville, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Florida

Foundation Professionals of Florida are Experts on Commercial Structure Repair The experts at Foundation Professional of Florida have been serving the state of Florida including the cities of Gainesville, Jacksonville, and Tallahassee since 1980. Our services include foundation repair, sinkhole repair, and grouting for your commercial structure. For foundation repair, we use underpinning products. Our […]

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Sinkholes are Big News in Florida

What is Your Danger Level? Just recently there was a story about a 21-meter-wide sinkhole in a backyard of a Dunedin, Florida home. It swallowed a swimming pool, boat and two homes. As shocking as this sounds,  this is a prevalent occurrence in Florida. You hear stories on the news all the time about sinkholes […]

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Sinkholes are a Drain in the Florida Economy

Don’t let Sinkholes Drain your Checkbook Florida has the largest number of sinkholes in the United States. The entire state of Florida is made out of limestone. The solubility of limestone in water and weak acid solutions leads to karst landscapes in which water erodes the limestone. When groundwater goes through limestone, it erodes the […]

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Where are Sinkholes Most Common in Florida and Why?

All of Florida is at Risk for Sinkholes For many homeowners in Florida, sinkholes can be a huge problem. If a sinkhole opens beneath your foundation, it can cause serious foundation issues and structural damage. Not only are sinkholes a danger to you and your family, but they can also lower the value of your […]

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Understanding the Legalities of Sinkholes in Flordia

Florida Sinkhole Legalities The high content of limestone and other dissolved rocks in the soil in Florida causes it to erode easily, forming underground voids. When the ceiling of these voids collapse, they form the phenomenon known as a sinkhole, a common problem for many Florida homeowners. When these sinkholes open beneath existing buildings, they […]

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