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Old 07-07-2015, 07:54 PM   #21
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No wetlands that I know of. We live on a hill at the top of a valley.
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Old 07-07-2015, 07:58 PM   #22
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I have a guy coming out tomorrow after work that's done something similar. He said they pumped some type of grout through holes to fix the issue.
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How is your water usage? Are you on a meter?
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On a meter. I don't know anything about it though.
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An insurance company will usually cover damages caused by a leak, however they probably won't cover the cause.
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I have a guy coming out tomorrow after work that's done something similar. He said they pumped some type of grout through holes to fix the issue.

If it's a soil issue pumping cement won't help you . Get a soil engineer guy in there if the base lowered down from the slab what's to say it won't happen again after you fill it .
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9 ft. ceilings? or maybe a extra air plenum for the HVAC.....

I'd bet on back filling during the winter with frozen fill, then x years of worms and critters to level it out. ( no sand/gravel--WTF?)

I'd check your home history out at city hall or even check out your abstract for time of year built/ and who did her.

most likely a serial offender.
Locally the # 1 builder for 40+years was infamous for cutting corners, rebar recycled to next footer so often they got shiny, chimneys I'm still fixing, only one flue at top... 3/8" roofing etc..... H & F - AKA hug and fornicate em.

My State civil law has a tort having 2 yrs from DISCOVERY of it for the limitations statue.... If the builders got any $ get a lawyer, and how could any former owner claim ignorance ? Home inspector, loan approvals.... even the tax assessor might be privy to brand X homes having SOG settlement issues... in a small market/community.

Coal mines? Fracking/oil wells? --just kidding mostly. we got hundreds of half filled shafts around my county alone.

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9 ft. ceilings? or maybe a extra air plenum for the HVAC.....

I'd bet on back filling during the winter with frozen fill, then x years of worms and critters to level it out. ( no sand/gravel--WTF?)

I'd check your home history out at city hall or even check out your abstract for time of year built/ and who did her.

most likely a serial offender.
Locally the # 1 builder for 40+years was infamous for cutting corners, rebar recycled to next footer so often they got shiny, chimneys I'm still fixing, only one flue at top... 3/8" roofing etc..... H & F - AKA hug and fornicate em.

My State civil law has a tort having 2 yrs from DISCOVERY of it for the limitations statue.... If the builders got any $ get a lawyer, and how could any former owner claim ignorance ? Home inspector, loan approvals.... even the tax assessor might be privy to brand X homes having SOG settlement issues... in a small market/community.

Coal mines? Fracking/oil wells? --just kidding mostly. we got hundreds of half filled shafts around my county alone.
you know what 4 g....I nearly posted he should look up the subdivision for clues of land filling...however here's what happened hen I was doing a slab for my ''to be brother in law'' whom was a builder. It was winter and it was a 2 bat garage....I went out to check the grade and noticed fresh fill ''it was frozen''. I asked him if he tamped it? He replied ...''We were walking on it all week!''

4 g I like the way you rattle off about things ''intimate about what's right'' I always get my ass in a sling for that...oh well

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