SP-11 Information for the Colorado Homeowner … Home Construction on Shrinking and Swelling Soils


Superseded by SP-43. Home construction on shrinking and swelling soils. 18 pages. 10 figures. Digital PDF download. SP-11D

Questions addressed in this report include: what is swelling soil?; where are swelling soils in Colorado?; can the problem be solved?; where can I find more information about the topic, about the legal means to recover repair costs, and about the added construction expenses?