Common reasons why foundations fail

NONPOROUS BACKFILL. Soils loaded with clay or organic matter hold water like a sponge, increasing the risk of foundation cracks when the soil freezes and expands. RUSHING THE CURE. Concrete …

By Michele Lerner December 5, 2013 If you鈥檝e toured a newly built model home recently, you may have noticed a few things missing: a formal living room or the once-popular …