Ground Trenching

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Trenching is just as the meaning of the word implies, rainfall hitting the ground or ground oriented surface, in a concentrated area, usually the straight line of a roof edge, the rain will dig into the ground creating a small trench.  The trenches are usually not visible in the very beginning of the life of a house.  Over time the homeowner discovers that small valleys, lines or trenches appear around the outside edges of the home.

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Foundation Cracking

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The foundation of home is where a house meets the earth and becomes one with the ground.  Made of cinder blocks, bricks, concrete or even wood, the house is placed on a foundation to keep the actual house from touching the soil or ground.  The foundation allows space under a house so that the inner workings (plumbing, electricity, A/C, cable, etc.) can be accessed by either the homeowner or a professional home repair worker.

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