What is a Sinkhole?

What are Sinkholes? A sinkhole is a natural depression or hole in the ground that is caused by the collapse of the surface layer. Sinkholes vary in size and may form gradually or suddenly. The sinkholes that form in Florida are usually caused by karst processes, which are the chemical dissolution of carbonate rocks such […]

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Commercial Sinkhole Repair in Florida – Foundation Pros Can Help

Commercial Sinkhole Repair for Florida Residents Sinkholes are depressions or holes in the ground that are created when water carries sediment down into the bedrock. They form cavities from the bottom-up as the sediment above the bedrock washes into the voids. Sometimes the ground may appear normal on top, but the soil underneath is washed […]

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Jacksonville Sinkholes

Sinkholes in Jacksonville, FL Sinkholes have been in the news lately in Jacksonville, FL. One of the more recent ones was formed due to a sewer line failure under the runway at Naval Air Station. Sinkholes can form due to a variety of reasons in the Jacksonville, FL area. Florida has more sinkholes than any […]

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Sinkholes in Gainesville – Why So Common?

Sinkholes in Gainesville, FL – Why are they so Common? If you live in Gainesville, FL you are probably well aware that sinkholes can be a common issue for residents living in Gainesville, FL. You may wonder why they are so common in Gainesville, FL and the entire state of Florida for that matter. There […]

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What Kind of Sinkholes are There?

Types of Sinkholes Florida is known to have sinkholes due to the limestone that makes up the soil. When the acid from rainwater mixes with the limestone, it dissolves the limestone causing voids to form. These voids can eventually lead to a sinkhole. There are three general types of sinkholes. They are: Subsidence Solution Collapse […]

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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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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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Dealing With Sinkholes in Florida

How to Deal with Florida Sinkhole Repair It seems the news has been filled with stories regarding sinkholes in Florida. Of course the ones we hear of in the news have caused great damage or even death. Recently there was the huge sinkhole that swallowed part of a Disney resort. Florida is notorious for giant […]

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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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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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