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Guide to Swelling Soils for Colorado Homebuyers and Homeowners
Swelling soils (SS), a problem in many areas in th

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By David C. Noe (au); Candace L. Jochim (au); William P. Rogers (au); Larry Scott (il)
Year: 1997
Pages: 76
Binding Paperback

Product Code: 1437901204

Swelling soils (SS), a problem in many areas in the U.S. but esp. in Colorado, can cause severe damage to houses, roads, and other engineered structures. Owners of older homes will be solely responsible for the cost of repairing damages. This book will assist Colorado homebuyers and homeowners in reducing damage caused by SS. Although risks cannot be completely eliminated, they can be significantly reduced through proper site-invest., design, construction, landscaping, and maintenance practices. Contents: The Geology of SS; Subsurface Moisture; Construction on SS; Landscaping on SS; Home Maintenance on SS; SS & Homeowner Risk; How to Check a Property for SS; Ref. and Further Reading; and Info. Sources. Illustrations.

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