Jonathan P. Williams is manager of FloR Systems LLC, a developer and provider of elevated structural concrete floors. He can be reached at [email protected].
3 Strategies for Building on Bentonite
Discussing solutions and effective strategies for constructing homes and building reliable structures in expansive soil zones.
Fire Proofing New Home Construction
Boulder County, and most of the Front Range of Colorado, watched in horror as the wind-driven Marshall fire consumed over 1,000 structures.
The Dangers of Building on Bentonite
Colorado has seen significant issues with heaving soils under roads and structures, caused by the wetting of the bentonite clay soil.
Bentonite: Builders’ Friend and Foe?
Bentonite, the mineral responsible for the expansive soils, has wreaked havoc on the home building industry.
The Legal Woes and (Whoas) of Expansive Soil
We’ve all heard about the breaking slabs, cracking foundations and even the splitting apart of entire houses caused by expanding soils.