Tag: Soils

Clinton Sander, Marketing Manager, A1 Organics

Composting questions and answers Founded in 1974, A1 Organics specializes in organic soils, certified composts and premium mulch and offers organic recycling services. The company...

Helical Piers—A Tool for Structural Problems

Colorado's expansive soils represent a unique challenge for builders. Helical piers are one way that builders have addressed this challenge.

Selecting Plants for Troubled Soils

Homebuyers with contaminated soil are seeking ways to sustainably improve topsoil, especially as they begin improving landscaping.

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.”

Bentonite: Friend and Foe?

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