There are a few tips and tricks that can be undertaken to ensure that your foundations of your property remain structurally sound. These tips can also be used when assessing a potential property for purchasing.

Make sure your property is GRADED – at least 15cm down for every 3m across, so that soil slopes away from your home.

Have a DOWNPIPE that directs rain water away from your foundation.

Don’t let soil surrounding foundation walls to DRY OUT & SHRINK during a drought.

Plant deep-rooted trees and shrubs further  away from your house as they can cause your foundation to SINK & SETTLE during a dry spell.

Source: Selling Warner Robins