El Monte, CA

El Monte was originally a stopping route for travelers and workers that were looking to strike it big in the gold rush. Since those days El Monte has grown into a city of 113,475 residents and has a wide range of economic opportunities for it’s business owners.
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Foundation Repair In The City of El Monte

The city of El Monte has a pretty interesting history. The city’s surface soils are very similar to the soils present throughout Los Angeles County. There’s is a ton of expansive clay and loamy sand, which can wreak havoc on homeowners. These expansive clay soils will often lead to settling, or sinking, due to the recurring cycles of expansion in the presence of moisture and contraction as it dries out. Over time voids will form in the soil allowing the structures built above it to move. This settling can lead to all different types of things from interior cracks on drywall to sticking doors and windows. If you’re interested in checking out all of the common signs & symptoms of a settling foundation in El Monte take a look at the list below:

 
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