A sinkhole opened in my next door neighbor’s yard….should I be concerned?

Nearby Sinkholes Sinkholes in Florida are very common, this is due to the composition of the sediment in an under the soil.  Florida is littered with underground caves and caverns, most of these contain water.  Over centuries the limestone under the soil has been worn away by the water.  Once the ceiling  of the cavern […]

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A sinkhole just opened in the middle of my street…who should I call?

Who to Call for dangerous Sinkholes If a sinkhole has opened up in the middle of your street the first thing to do is call local law enforcement so that they area can be cordoned off.  On more than one occasion sinkholes will rupture pipe lines, spraying water all over the road. In these situations […]

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How do I fill in a sinkhole?

Filling a Sinkhole Many homeowners with the proper tools are very capable of “Do it Yourself” projects.  While we encourage the DIY mentality, it should be noted that sink holes are inherently dangerous and unstable. They also may be affecting the foundation of your home.  If improperly repaired the well being of your entire house […]

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How long does it take for the sinkhole to stop growing?

Florida Sink Holes Sink holes can continuing growing for a surprisingly long time.  This could be years or even decades.  It all depends on how long the ceiling of the hole can support the weight of the sediment above.  If the cover over the sink hole is extremely strong and supportive then sink holes could […]

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I Think I Have a Sinkhole in my Yard. What Should I Do?

What to Do When You Have a Sinkhole Around Your Florida Home Sinkholes come in a variety of sizes. Small holes often require only filling with clean sand or soil. If the hole is under or very near a structure or swimming pool, your property owner’s insurance may cover assessment and repair. Mark and secure […]

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My Yard is Settling…Do I Have a Sinkhole?

Settling Florida Yards May Mean a Sinkhole Sinkholes are a serious problem, and so it’s smart to be worried if you notice a settling yard. This can be a sign that a sinkhole may be right around the corner. Detecting the signs of a sinkhole are very complicated because sinkhole activity is not visible to […]

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Why Do Sinkholes Form?

How Sinkholes Form in Florida Sinkholes can completely swallow the ground beneath your home in just a few seconds. Your home could be gone, just like that. Of course, we have all heard of stories like this, but in all actuality, sinkholes can be a variety of sizes. Some are small and others are large. […]

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Watch your Concrete Foundation in Florida for Failure Signs

Concrete Foundation Repair in FL The most common foundation type in Florida is the concrete slab foundation. While these foundations are great at supporting most structures, they are susceptible to a few foundation problems. Failing foundations are a serious issue and should not be treated lightly. If you notice a problem developing with your foundation, […]

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Tampa Florida Sinkhole Repair Inspection – Signs You May Have A Sinkhole

Signs You May Have A Sinkhole Conditions in Florida are ideal for the formation of sinkholes. The ground in Florida is made up of limestone which is highly dissolved. A sinkhole is a depression or hole in the ground that happens when the surface layer of the ground collapses. Florida sinkholes are usually caused when […]

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Sinkhole Insurance

Sinkhole Insurance in Florida Are you thinking about buying a new home in Florida? Deciding the right home to purchase can be a stressful process. Finding a home with a good structure and foundation should be the key factors in determining the best home. The second factor is the cosmetic issues which is relatively inexpensive […]

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