Ground Subsidence Explained

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 by Jessie Schoepflin


The legal definition of "Ground Subsidence" means the process characterized by downward displacement of surface material caused by natural phenomena such as removal of underground fluids, natural consolidation, or dissolution of underground minerals, or by man-made phenomena such as underground mining.

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Subsidence of the soil around a home can lead to many different structural concerns and can result in structural damage. This damage can occur very gradually over a number of years or happen just over night.

Complete Basement Systems is your local foundation repair expert and has representatives trained and ready to diagnose and repair damages to structural components of homes around the Denver Metro Area. Call 303-805-8751 to schedule a Free Estimate today.

About the author

Jessie is a Colorado native and resident all her life, and after graduating from the University of Northern Colorado she started work for a wholesale florist managing the social networking accounts and directing phone calls. She made the transition over to the Complete Basement Systems team in 2012 working in the call center and on online marketing.