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Foundation Repair In The City of Lake Forest

Prior to incorporation in 1991, Lake Forest was known as El Toro as far back as 1863! Although a big portion of the city is covered in master-planned communities, it seems as though the area’s soils were never planned for. Like its neighbors Irvine and Mission Viejo, much of the surface soils in Lake Forest consist of expansive clay. This clay will expand in the presence of mositure and shrink as it dries out. Over time the recurring cycles of expansion and contraction can create voids, instabilities, and irregularities in the soils that will ultimately cause a home or commercial structure to settle. This problem is present throughout Orange County, but especially evident in Lake Forest and over the years we’ve become pretty familiar with the common signs and symptoms of a settling foundation:

 
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