About the Soil Testing category


FEMA is doing soil testing for toxic materials. A different kind of soil testing is done to determine the strength and character of soils before a new foundation is designed. Both terms are part of every owner’s checklist.

  • Soil testing for toxics is one of the last stages of the lot clearing

  • Soil testing for load bearing, stability, and compaction is important for new foundations.

  • Is all this testing needed?