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Concrete slab 16x24 was poured 4 months ago and dried and

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concrete slab 16x24 was poured 4 months ago and dried and now has raised up 1 1/2 inches on one end. what causes this and how do you fix the problem
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

I can help

Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

Have you had any significant rain events since the slab was poured?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
a ice storm
Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

It sounds like you could possibly have some expandable clay soil under your slab and when the one end got the soil saturated, the clay expanded and raised the slab up the 1.5"

Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

Did you ask the question again on the site?

Expert:  walkereng replied 9 months ago.

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