www.subsidencesupport.co.uk/downloads/Property Assure Guide to Subsidence.pdf
When a property subsides it can cause significant cracking and damage to the
property. ... The predominant cause of subsidence in the UK is soil shrinkage ...
Aug 16, 2008 ... The three main causes of subsidence are the underlying soil, the age of ... such
as a history of subsidence at a property or signs of cracking or ...
Tree roots surrounding a property can significantly influence the likelihood of
subsidence occurring – as they can cause the shrinkage or reduction of the soil ...
Subsidence is one of the most serious problems a property can suffer, ... This
puts strain on your home's structure as one side sinks, causing cracks to appear.
Quoteline Direct's guide to subsidence with causes and treatment explained. ...
Nearly three quarters of all subsidence claims are for properties built on clay ...
5 “Check the outside of your property regularly, particularly at this time of year,”
Maclean says. ... A. The most common causes of subsidence are as follows: 1.
Settlement is where the structure moves the soil due to application of load.
Settlement normally occurs early in the life of a property whereas subsidence can
Heave is, in simple terms, the opposite of subsidence and is caused by the
ground pressing up against the foundations of a property and forcing the
Jan 15, 2015 ... Q I am interested in a property which has been underpinned at the bottom of the
driveway, due to the drains collapsing. The estate agents say ...
Jan 21, 2004 ... That sinking feeling: subsidence has many causes. 12:01AM GMT 21 ... Partial
underpinning doesn't stop a property from moving, she says.