What causes sinkholes?

Mike Shaw
Written by: Mike Shaw
Posted on: 15 November 2016

Sinkholes seems to be making more and more appearances on the news, and homeowners are starting to ask questions about what they are and where they come from.

It involves a bit of science though, so we’ve created a helpful infographic to explain how these alarming apertures abruptly appear.

that sinking feeling

Remember, sinkholes aren't usually covered on a home insurance policy unless they damage the fabric of the building.

Picture source: FEMA

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