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This is a book on soils and how they support hillsides, walls, streets, and houses. Using a unique blend of humor with technical facts, the author provides the layperson with a very down-to-earth guide to what he might need to know when it comes to building, buying, or owning a house. It covers such topics as landslides, expansive soils, quicksand and collapsible soils. For additional help, each chapter ends with a useful "Summary of Important Points." Therefore, anyone involved in owning, building, or selling a home will find this book packed with useful, easy-to-understand information on all aspects of soils.
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