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The Basics of Proper Grading and Drainage

April 5, 2019

Whether or not you’re a homeowner, you likely know that keeping a building’s foundation in good shape is the best way to ensure its long-term condition. What you may not know is that the biggest threat to the structural elements of a building is not necessarily natural disasters like fires, earthquakes or major storms, but rather expansive soil damage. In fact, this is one of the primary causes of structural and foundational damage to buildings all across the United States. When talking about this form of soil damage, we also must talk about drainage and grading, as these issues very... View Article

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