Knowing the early sinkhole warning signs around your property can save you thousands in foundation repair costs down the road. The sooner you can identify your potential foundation problems, the easier it is to fix them.
There is nothing inherently wrong with buying a home with a repaired sinkhole. However, buying such a home does require a level of caution and diligence and requires various documentation. In fact, buying a home with a repaired sinkhole may turn out to be in your favor, as these homes can be more affordable than homes with no known sinkhole activity. Whenever you are buying a home in Florida, it is wise to examine the surrounding area as well.
As 100% of what is raised on September 13 starting at 7:30 at Fodder & Shine will be impacting KidVestment through the support of Eckerd Kids and Friends of the Children who are working in partnership to offer a program that will impact the lives of our most vulnerable children, those in foster care.
This is a unique event as Helicon is inviting our team & families, industry friends, vendors, and alike to partake in a worthwhile event centered around a great cause for a wonderful reason.
Most of the scientific research on sinkholes has focused on areas where limestone, caves and natural springs create prime conditions for earthen collapses. Florida has the most.
FFVA Mutual Insurance Company recently awarded Helicon with a highly sought after and prestigious award where annually only 10 out of 5,000 policies are recognized. The event recognized an unheard of insurance mod score of 0.69% and a loss rate of 3.8% for similar companies and over the last two and a half years, 4 managed loss time claims.
A Pre-Construction helical pier is a type of structural pier, which is installed below the structure before it is built. The steel pier is tied into the footer of the structure to keep the structure from moving due to weak or compromised soils. Normally this consists of a type of multi lead helical pier that is driven with precision deep into the ground until it rests soundly upon the underlying load-bearing strata.
When you live in Sinkhole Alley, you know that sinkholes pose a major risk for people, homes, and businesses.
According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), 20% of the United States lies in areas susceptible to sinkhole events.