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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Retaining Walls
Thursday, May 26, 2022
Even a partial failure of a retaining wall, when it leans outward and starts to bow at the center, is a big deal if the wall is located close to a home. The shifting soil undermines any foundation nearby, so wall and floor cracks, stuck windows, and possibly fractured underground pipes, follow soon after. It’s important that retaining walls be built properly and maintained. Here’s links to some of our articles about them.
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