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Tip #150. Are there preventive measures against foundation shifting for established structures?
Burying a soaker hose about two inches deep around the foundation perimeter will help in a few ways. Watering the soil consistently will ensure against drying soil. With the hose buried, the water will soak below the surface instead of evaporating. Any areas that are draining improperly or pooling can be identified and addressed before the foundation is affected.