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…the combined skills of a civil engineer, a structural engineer, and various civil engineering sub-specialties such as geotechnical engineering, earth science, coastal engineering, surveying, and construction engineering. The one-dimensional practice of structural engineering may not be adequate to satisfy the education, training, and experience requirements to complete a level A, B, or C foundation evaluations, inspections, or assessments…

Foundation Repair? Understanding Residential Slab Underpinning

Slab on Grade Foundation Systems gained popularity on a mass scale after World War II.  Many returning veterans needed affordable and reliable housing in primarily suburban areas of the United States.  To build homes in volume, developers and builders chose […]

Foundation Repair Cost: Get a Second Opinion

…Unfortunately, Foundation Repair can be very costly, so get a second opinion before you hire a repair contractor-if not by a Texas Licensed Engineer, than by someone who does not stand to gain financially from repairing your foundation system…