If you live in the wonderful Sunshine State of Florida than you probably have a pretty good understanding of sinkholes. Spring Hill is one of the number one areas that sinkholes can occur. As it falls right on the line of what is famously called ‘sinkhole alley.’ If you are curious if you have a sinkhole or want to learn more about sinkholes then keep reading! These FAQ can help you check for sinkholes and also know what to look for in the future!
Why is Florida so prone to sinkholes?
Florida is one of the number one areas for sinkholes in the country because it is comprised of mostly sand and limestone.
How do I know if I have a sinkhole in yard?
If you live in Florida, especially in Spring Hill, sinkholes are a very real possibility. This means you need to check your yard and home frequently to make sure there isn’t any forming. Check your drive way for cracks and check your yard for any areas that seem to be collecting a lot of water during rainy season. Inside your home, you should start checking your windows and doors if they seem to out-of-nowhere not close properly then you should really start to look at the frame work. If one side seems to be drooping this can be a reason or concern.
Should I fill a sinkhole myself?
We never recommend people to fill their own sinkholes. Calling professionals is the best and should be the only way to handle sinkholes. We understand what needs to be done and it’s not just filling it with dirt. If you choose to fill it yourself then it can turn out far worse for you in the future.
If you think that you may have a sinkhole in your Spring Hill home then it is important that you give us a call. We are skilled in knowing what to do and how to do it quickly. There is no time to waste when talking about sinkholes! Give us a call and we will come out and inspect your property just to be sure!
*Disclaimer: The views expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of *Sinkhole Titan*