SITE

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Here’s links to a collection of our blog posts about “SITE":

Why do so many more sinkholes open up after a hurricane?

Should I seal the pavers at my patio and driveway or not? 

What is a flag lot?

How much is the ground required to slope away from a house? 

How do I recognize structural problems in a retaining wall?  

What are the warning signs of a sinkhole? 

What is the difference between soil subsidence, heave, creep, and settlement?

What causes sinkholes?

How can homebuyers protect themselves against buying a house over a sinkhole?  

What should I do about a tree with roots running under my house?

Will the electric company trim branches rubbing against the overhead service lines to my house?

• How can trees damage a house? 

•  What causes cracks in a driveway?

• What is my chance of buying a Florida home over a sinkhole? 

Are house numbers required by law on the front of a house? 

Which trees are most likely to fall over on your house in a hurricane? 

• What is that new termite in Florida that also eats live trees?

Does a home inspector check fences?

• How far should trees be kept away from a mobile/manufactured home? 

• How do I stop water from getting under my mobile home? 

• Do home inspectors check retaining walls? 

• Does a home inspector check site grading and drainage? 

• Does a home inspector inspect trees? 

• Does a home inspector check seawalls and docks? 

• What is the average life expectancy of wood fencing? 

What is the average life expectancy of mulch? 

• What is the average life expectancy of a chain link fence? 

• What is the average life expectancy of a concrete driveway? 

What is the average life expctancy of an asphalt driveway? 

What is the average life expectancy of a paver driveway? 

What is the average life expectancy of a paver patio? 

• What is the average life expectancy of a gravel driveway or walkway? 

• How do I look for yard drainage problems when buying a house?


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