Pool Deck Leveling in Florida

Pool Deck Problems in Florida Do you have a cracking or uneven concrete pool deck? Settling concrete is not rare in Florida and is often a result of shifting soil. It can occur in any concrete surface including driveways, sidewalks, and concrete steps. If you notice settlement, contact our experts today. Don’t let uneven concrete […]

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Florida Erosion Control – Protect your Beachfront Property

Florida Erosion control – Protect your Beachfront Property If you have a Florida beachfront home, you are probably aware that one of the problems is the beach erosion. Beach erosion is caused by several factors such as: Slow rise of the sea level Tropical storms Construction projects Once the beach near your home erodes, this […]

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Sinkholes are a Concern for Waterfront Homes in Florida

Sinkholes Concerns for Waterfront Homes in Florida The view of living in a waterfront home in Florida can be very inviting. There can also be the constant struggle of trying to save the property from a devastating sinkhole. Florida is infamously known for sinkholes. That is because of the limestone terrain. Limestone is very porous […]

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What is a Geotechnical Engineer?

When it comes to sinkhole repair, geotechnical engineers are extremely useful. They have the skills and expertise in sinkhole forensic investigations that analyze decaying organic material, expansive soils, loose fill, construction defects, and much more. Geotechnical engineers are fully trained to inspect and test your property for sinkhole activity by examining soil and rock conditions. […]

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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’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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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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Sinkhole Warning Signs

Florida Sinkhole Signs Signs of a sinkhole Florida can be as subtle as doors and windows sticking or cracks in the foundation. The difference from foundation settlement and sinkhole signs is a sinkhole will have a circular pattern to the ground cracks in the foundation. You may notice plants starting to die because they are […]

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Florida Void Filling and Compaction Grouting

Void Filling FL A problem that structures or foundations sometimes face, is sloping or cracked slabs.  This occurs when there is a void beneath the garage or basement.  Void filling FL, sounds menacing to a homeowner, but it is a rather simple problem to solve.  The most common sign of a void underneath your slab […]

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What is Compaction Grouting Florida and Why do I Need it?

Compaction Grouting Florida Soft dirt or soil may be great for growing, or planting but it could be a very bad thing around your foundation if you live in Florida. If the soil is to soft you might find your home settling. Next thing you know you are walking across your kitchen, and you think […]

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