How To Identify Concrete Sidewalk Issues Concrete sidewalk issues: What happens on your new home when the sidewalk is poured to thin? Thin concrete will crack, settle, and become trip hazards & liabilities. What Are the Required Concrete Thicknesses? Minimum thickness for a sidewalk and driveway is 3 1/2″. If
Ever wonder how a driveway can push a house? This article explains what street creep is, how to detect it, and how to prevent it. What Is Street Creep? As a home inspector, I find evidence of street creep about 3-4 times a month on newer and existing homes. This
Street Creep: The Perfect Location Here’s an instance of Street Creep. This high-end home sat at the bottom of a street on a circle. The expansion joints on the driveway were tight. As the street expanded and moved a little down hill, the driveway was pushed into the garage floor,
Concrete Block Foundation Pushed by Street Creep Where do you look for Street Creep? This house had all of the signs. The expansion joints in the driveway were tight, the stone veneer around the garage door was pushed in on both sides, the back corners of the garage foundation were
President & ASHI Certified Inspector
Greg Wayman is the President and ASHI Certified Inspector of Foundation-2-Rooftop, Inc. As a full-time inspector for over 19 years, he has conducted over 4,000 full home inspections.
Greg is Heat Exchanger Experts Certified and has his NE Radon Measurement License. View more.