To date, a method for evaluating residential foundations that combines the various civil, geotechnical, and structural evaluation aspects of residential foundation systems into one concise document geared for Texas soils has not been authored. With its wide acceptance and ongoing use by most professionals, the “Guidelines for the Evaluation and Repair of Residential Foundations” version 2” thus becomes an accepted structural inspection standard in Texas.
Slab on Grade Foundation Stabilization: Structural vs. Non-Structural Stabilizing a slab on grade foundation system requires a design approach that mirrors its original design principle. Since shallow bearing foundation systems are designed as single units, they must be repaired as […]
Mary Heidbrink, Express-News Staff Writer – It appears like a route on a roadmap, a squiggly line inching from the corner of the door toward the ceiling. It gets wider, like an expanding thoroughfare. Then, the door that had been […]