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How to Protect Your Residential Concrete Investment

Homeowners can take measures to ensure good performance and prevent problems with their concrete foundations and flatwork. To avoid wall cracking, the builder should have sloped the soil at least 1 inch per lineal foot of run while soil grading around the house was being done. That slope should continue at least 5 feet beyond the foundation or to a well-sloped sidewalk or patio. This makes rain runoff flow away from the house. Read more

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