Some houses in Alameda have a raised perimeter foundation that supports load-bearing walls and floors. Other houses are built on flat concrete slabs that provide the bottom floor of the house as well as a base for the structure and. Other houses are built on a series of concrete piers. Houses with any of these types of foundations, or combination are vulnerable to problems with drainage, cracks, expansive soil, and settling.
As the homeowner, keep an eye out for any signs of movement, cracking or bulging. If you see anything suspicious, you can get our expert eye on the situation to pu your mind at ease as to what is going on.