Age
Timber stumps typically last 40-50 years. If your home was built before 1960 it may need reblocking or is on ts way to needing it done (or restumping as it is also known).

REMEDY: YOU WILL NEED TO GET THE STUMPS CHANGED FROM TIMBER TO CONCRETE

CALL FOR A FREE QUOTE




Drought
Drying caused by drought or prolonged hot weather can cause internal cracking and cause stumps to move.

REMEDY: IF HOUSE IS ON CONCRETE STUMPS ALREADY AND DOORS ETC AREN'T WORKING PROPERLY THEN JACK & PACKING IS REQUIRED.

CALL FOR A FREE QUOTE .(THIS IS THE CHEAPEST OF ALL QUOTES)

Moisture 
Too much moisture under a home can cause movement and expansion.


REMEDY: NOTHING CAN BE DONE IT'S AL ABOUT MONITORING FOR LEAKS UNDER HOME FOR DAMP SOILS




Soil
Many homes in and around Melbourne are built on reactive clay, fill or other unstable soils. This can lead to cracking in brick walls and movement in foundations.

REMEDY: LOTS OF THINGS WILL CAUSE BRICK FOUNDATIONS TO CRACK NOT JUST SOIL EXPANSION AND CONTRACTIONS

.I.E: LARGE WATER DEPOSITS IN ONE PROMINENT LOCATION, LARGE TREES WITH HUGE ROOTS 'TOO DRY TOO WET.

RULE OF THUMB WITH TREES IS THE DISTANCE AWAY FROM THE FOUNDATIONS IS GENERAL RULE IS THE HEIGHT OF THE MATURE TREE SHOULD BE THE DISTANCE FROM HOUSE


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