Foundation Repair In The City of La Palma
Did you know La Palma has once ranked the 16th best place to live in the US? It’s known for its small neighborhood vibe and well-ranking schools, but unfortunately, it’s also known for its poor soil conditions.
Like most of Orange County, we find the surface soils in La Palma to contain a mix of clay soils and loamy sand. This mixture tends to lead to expansive clay soil that often doesn’t bode well for homes and commercial structures. As moisture becomes present in the soil it will expand and expand, but as the soil dries out it will shrink and contract. Continuous cycles of this expanding and contracting will cause voids and irregularities to form and often leading to settling. These are the common signs and symptoms of a settling foundation that we’ve become familiar with in La Palma: