Using Carbon Fiber to Repair Bridges in Georgia

Using Carbon Fiber to Repair Bridges in Georgia Below is an article describing on using carbon fiber to repair bridges in Georgia. From Tech Transfer Newsletter, Summer 2003 » Repairs with High-Performance Materials Make Bridges Stronger, Last Longer By Rick Deaver, Abdul-Hamid Zureick and Brian Summers Field and laboratory studies in Georgia show that carbon

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Foundation Repair – Your Options

Foundation Repair – Your Options are Numerous When choosing a foundation repair contractor you need to know what foundation repair product options you have to choose from. When it comes to foundation repair work on your home, there are several choices that need to be made. These choices range from using helical piers or steel

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Horizontal Cracks in Home Foundation and Bowing Basement Walls—Repair Them Now!

If you have noticed horizontal cracks and bowing walls in your basement, then you may have a serious foundation problem that requires basement foundation repair. Horizontal cracks or bowing walls indicate lateral pressures impacting your basement wall, which can lead to catastrophic effects on your home. When you begin to see signs of walls bowing

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Deck Foundations – Using Helical Piers

Deck Foundations – Using Helical Piers as Your Solution We have all heard the old adage “It is only as strong  as its foundation”. This particularly true with your home and the additions that  you make to it. When adding a deck to your home, using helical anchors for its foundation gives you the security

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Is that Foundation Crack Serious?

Is your Foundation Crack Serious? Here is a great video explanation of cracking in your basement slab or concrete slabs in general.  While each situation is different it gives a great overview. How to Determine if a Foundation Crack in Your Home Is Serious By: Danny Lipford In categories: Ask Danny, Concrete and Masonry, Flooring,

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Stoop or Stair Settlement is a Common Foundation Problem

Stoop or Stair Settlement A front stoop, set of stairs or even a porch can settle. In fact, of all the issues we see in foundation settlement, front stoops/stairs and porches rank in the top 3 (along with chimneys leaning and garage column settlement). Stoop or stair settlement is a common foundation problem. Front stoops, stairs

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Carbon Fiber Reinforcement for Foundations

Carbon Fiber Reinforcement for Foundations This article taken from www.myfoundationrepairs.com which is a great site for understanding what’s going on with foundation problems. We have all heard about the strength and unique properties of carbon fiber. It is used in many high tech applications such as car racing, mountain bikes, fishing poles, golf clubs and

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Wet Basements

Common Causes of Wet Basements Poor Roof Drainage (downspouts/gutters) If your gutters are full of leaves and debris that leaves nowhere for rainwater to go and it will end up overflowing into your landscaping and into the ground around your foundation. This is going to lead to bowing and leaning walls due to hydrostatic pressure

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4 Steps to an “Economic Foundation Repair”

Economic Foundation Repair The following article 4 Steps to an “Economic Foundation Repair” is taken from myfoundationrepairs.com.  The article is useful when you have a complex foundation problem. Generally, we refer you to a professional 3rd party engineer if an agreement cannot be made on what repairs are needed.  A typical engineer will cost between

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