Tag: bentonite


3 Strategies for Building on Bentonite

Discussing solutions and effective strategies for constructing homes and building reliable structures in expansive soil zones.

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.