This New House

Soil & Foundation

October 22, 2020 Halen Homes Season 1 Episode 7
This New House
Soil & Foundation
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This New House
Soil & Foundation
Oct 22, 2020 Season 1 Episode 7
Halen Homes

In episode two of our three-part series on lots and land, Scott talks again with soil expert, Mark Augustine from LandMark Engineering Sciences. An often overlooked, yet a key element of home building is the soil you build on. To have your home look good above ground, the foundation below ground needs to be right. Mark explains the different types of soil and how they affect your foundation. They also talk about seasonal groundwater and why you want to be aware of that to avoid flooding and moisture in your basement. 

Show Notes

In episode two of our three-part series on lots and land, Scott talks again with soil expert, Mark Augustine from LandMark Engineering Sciences. An often overlooked, yet a key element of home building is the soil you build on. To have your home look good above ground, the foundation below ground needs to be right. Mark explains the different types of soil and how they affect your foundation. They also talk about seasonal groundwater and why you want to be aware of that to avoid flooding and moisture in your basement.