This is the third post I have made about my slab settling..I hope you will bare with me. I went on the concrete network website and noted that they spoke specifcally about packing the fill dirt with a compactor helps in preventing cracks, and more importantly helps in stabalizing the slab form settling.
well i spoke to my concrete guy, and he says that he ran a tractor over it and ran the back tire over the outside edges. He said that that is alot better than a compactor. I find this hard to believe and was wondering what your thoughts are about it. Seems to me an "impact" would compact better than a push. I sure don't mean to push THIS issue, but my slab is settling more than it should for a 1 year old house. I have cracking bricks as well as mortar joints and that is alarming me. Doors are getting racked and I am worried it will get worse. I would hate to think this is all coming to pass because of one missed step. I am in the construction business, but I am more of a remodeler, but I am still required to follow protocol. If I dont , I am subject to the repercussions, like everyone else. Let me know yor opinions please.