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So, your house was swallowed by a sinkhole? Shifting ground part 2

Homeowners must consider all potential hazards in order to make sure their home has comprehensive insurance. One rather unusual and difficult to detect hazard is a sinkhole. The United States Geologic Survey (USGS) defines a sinkhole as “a depression in the ground that has no natural external surface drainage." Basically, this means that when it rains, all of the water stays inside the sinkhole and typically drains...