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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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Sinkhole Swallows Truck in Citrus County, Florida

Citrus County, FL Sinkhole Eats Truck Sinkholes are a common occurrence in Florida due to limestone-rich bedrock. Groundwater dissolves calcium carbonate, weakening the ground and washing out structures built on top of it. Just recently in Citrus County, Florida, a sinkhole opened up and swallowed a truck. Apparently, the sinkhole was created by well drilling […]

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Sinkhole Swallows Car in Holiday, Florida

Dangerous Holiday, FL Sinkhole In November 2013, a sinkhole opened up in a driveway in Holiday, Florida. The 63-year-old woman that lived there saw that the tires of her car were sinking into the cement. A few minutes later, her entire car was swallowed by a 10 foot by 10-foot hole in the ground. Several […]

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Sinkhole Damages Buildings at Popular Resort in Clermont, FL

Sinkhole Damage at Resort A 60-foot wide sinkhole at Summer Bay Resort in Clermont, FL collapsed one three-story building forcing 35 people to be evacuated. Luckily, the guests called for help before the collapse after hearing loud noises and windows cracking. A quick-thinking guard who witnessed a window blowing out evacuated everyone and saved lives […]

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Massive Sinkhole Threatens Tampa Neighborhood

Expanding Sinkhole in Spring Hill, FL A slowly expanding sinkhole in the Tampa area is threatening homes in one neighborhood in Spring Hill, Florida. At least one of the homes has been evacuated due to the 40-foot wide sinkhole and the rest of the neighborhood residents are concerned it will spread to their adjoining properties. […]

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How do Sinkholes Form in Florida?

Florida Sinkhole Formation How does a sinkhole form? Why do they often form in Florida? Sinkholes are a karst landform. Other karst landforms, also in Florida, include caves, disappearing streams, springs, and underground drainage systems. Karst is a term meaning a terrain caused by erosional processes. This often entails the chemical weathering and dissolution of […]

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Florida Sinkholes: What’s Your Risk?

Florida Sinkhole Risks by County The state of Florida has more sinkholes than any other state in the nation. This is due to the fact that Florida is made up of limestone. When limestone stores water, a chemical process begins and dissolves the limestone, causing the formation of sinkholes. CDS Business Mapping, LLC formed a […]

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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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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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