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Many foundation movement problems in areas with expansive clay-based soils are moisture related. Clay soils will shrink when dry and swell when wet. Foundation movement can result when wet expanding soils cause upheaval and dry soils cause settlement. Minimizing the risks of foundation movement caused by these conditions requires you to assist in maintaining uniform consistent moisture levels in the soil surrounding the foundation. Foundation problems can result without proper care on the homeowner’s part. In this guide, we discuss three steps that homeowners can take to help reduce the risk of foundation problems.