Tag: Bentonite

3 Strategies for Building on Bentonite

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

The Legal Woes and (Whoas) of Expansive Soil

Colorado builders have tried, with limited success, to modify these regulations to allow builders a “right to repair.”

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: Friend and Foe?

Bentonite, the mineral responsible for the expansive soils, has wreaked havoc on the home building industry.