This week in the Examiner, Kieran McCarthy of KMC Homes discusses what is subsidence and what to do about it.

Subsidence occurs in most ageing houses and will need some level of treatment, but don’t let that deter you writes building expert Kieran McCarthy

Essentially, subsidence occurs when the ground under a building no longer evenly supports the weight of the building above it. It may be that one section of ground deteriorates in terms of structural capacity relative to another section of ground and, in this instance, this part of the building drops a little.

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