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I'll have to put my money on that as well. It probably has something to do with the water table underneath the structure. The building's foundation may have shifted due to hydrostatic pressure. The shifting or movement of the structural foundations could explain the damaged flooring.
Originally posted by surfinguru
Wow, this is pretty interesting. I live in Santa Cruz and my guess is since the jail is literally right next to the levee for the San Lorenzo River, that's got something to do with it.
Originally posted by Mianeye
I do not see any mystery here, something expanded and created tension in the tiles, making them pop.
Check the cleaner, he propably used to much water..
And the headline is wrong, there is no mention of shaking in the article.
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