Have you ever really thought about the dirt that your home is sitting on? It may seem like just an afterthought when you're out mowing the lawn or playing in the yard with the kids, but the details of the soil on your property can tell you a great deal about the history and future of the land upon which you tread every day.
The US Department of Agriculture's has an extremely comprehensive Web Soil Survey website that contains digital maps and unbelievable amounts of digital soil data that has been methodically collected. Just type in your address and then explore almost anything you ever wanted to know about the soil upon which your home is sitting including chemical properties, erosion factors and likelihood, and its drainage class.
This information is invaluable if you are considering building an addition to your existing home or are purchasing property in an area that may have questionable terrain.
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