Soil settlement can wreak havoc on improperly secured residential foundations. Browse the links below to learn more about some of the themes in our recent blogs, including the effects of foundation settlement, and how to tell if your home is at risk. Contact United Structural Systems at (615) 800-2058 for more information.
- Read a more in-depth explanation here of how moisture can make the ground swell.
- Interested in learning more about the German steeple that is the most tilted tower in the world? Take a look at this Reuters news article about its entry into the Guinness Book of World Records.
- This Harvard study examines the weak soil conditions behind a catastrophic building collapse.
- You can find a number of articles here with examples of the importance of solid foundations.