When you build on a steep slope...

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etowah
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When you build on a steep slope...

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http://www.citizen-times.com/apps/pbcs. ... 0990107020

With all the houses built on slopes, we'll unfortunately see more of this,
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From the "before" photo it does not look like the site was terribly steep (I've seen far worse around here), I would guess the problem was more likely caused by the creek than the steepness of the lot.
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Re: When you build on a steep slope...

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4tees wrote:From the "before" photo it does not look like the site was terribly steep (I've seen far worse around here), I would guess the problem was more likely caused by the creek than the steepness of the lot.



The house appeared to be on stilts. In a flood plain?
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