Category Archives: Sinkhole Repair


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Glossary of Industry Terms

The experts at Foundation Professionals of Florida can help you with foundation repairs, sinkhole repair, soil stabilization, commercial foundation stabilization, and slab lifting. Below you will see and help you better understand some of the industry terms that we use. Compaction Grouting – Soil Stabilization Geotechnical Engineering – Below Ground Soil Studies Helical Piers – Foundation Repair Underpinning […]

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Florida Sinkhole Repair: What You Need to Know

Why Florida Sinkholes Should be Repaired ASAP Sinkholes are a major issue for homeowners in Florida. If they open suddenly, they may swallow up your part of your home, your car, or your garage, and you may even be in danger of falling into them. This poses a serious risk to you and your family. […]

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Grout vs. Underpinning – Which is Right for You?

Which Stabilization Method is Right for You? Many homeowners have problems with underground voids or sinkholes in their Florida properties. If you are researching foundation repair methods or sinkhole repair methods you have probably come across the terms “grouting” and “underpinning,” both common methods of foundation stabilization. You may be asking yourself which solution to […]

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Project: Sinkhole Repair – Ocala, FL

Sinkhole Formation in Ocala, Florida Horse Race Track One of our more recent sinkhole repair projects involved a large sinkhole that opened up at a horse racetrack in Ocala, FL. This sinkhole, as you can see from the pictures below, Was large enough to cover over half of the track, and had very deep sides. […]

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Winter Foundation Issues and Concerns in Florida

Even though Florida sees some of the mildest winters in the US, there are several common winter occurrences that can cause foundation problems in your home. Generally, Florida experiences drier weather in the wintertime. This, combined with the chance for colder temperatures every once in a while, can spell trouble for concrete foundations. Dry Winter […]

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The Sinkhole Remediation Process

Sinkholes are a scary problem for any home or business owner. Because they are so common in Florida, it is important that you know who to call when you discover one on your property. When it comes to sinkholes, we are the experts. How We Repair Sinkholes Our team will carefully look at all factors […]

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Fixing the Hurricane Irma Damage

Hurricane Irma Damage Throughout Florida Just under two weeks ago, Hurricane Irma, one of the most fearfully anticipated storms of recent, hit Florida. While the storm hit in Florida was the worst in the Florida Keys and Southwest Florida, Irma caused major damage throughout the state, creating a need for hurricane damage repair all over. Many […]

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Pasco County Sinkhole Swallows Florida Homes

The state of Florida occasionally makes the national news for its large sinkholes. Just last month, on July 14, a giant sinkhole appeared in Land ‘O Lakes, Florida, a community just north of Tampa in Pasco County. Originally, the sinkhole opened beneath a boat and was merely the size of a small swimming pool – which […]

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How Drought in Florida Affects Your Foundation

We all know that drought can cause serious problems for field crops, produce crops, lawns, and gardens. But drought conditions like those currently occurring in Central Florida cause more than brown lawns, wilted gardens, and sparse yields. They can also cause issues with the foundation of your home or business. During droughts and extended dry […]

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Buying a Home with a Repaired Sinkhole

 Sinkholes and “sinkhole homes” (homes with repaired or active sinkholes on the property) are remarkably common in the state of Florida. With all of the tropical storms that Florida experiences, sinkholes form easily. In addition, certain kinds of human activity, like pumping of groundwater to irrigate oranges and other crops, can make sinkholes appear. […]

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