Foundation Repair In The City of Garden Grove
Garden Grove was founded in 1874 but wasn’t incorporated until 1956 and this was possible in part to the Long Beach Earthquake. In 1933 the seismic event wiped out almost all of Garden Grove’s central business district. Fortunately, seismic events aren’t all that common in Garden Grove, but that doesn’t mean home foundations aren’t in jeopardy throughout the city.
Most of Garden Grove’s surface soils are made up of clay and sandy loam. This mixture of clay and organic materials leads to the presence of a very expansive clay soil that can wreak havoc on a home’s foundation. We’ve become quite familiar with the common signs of a settling or sinking foundation in Garden Grove: