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Every building needs a strong foundation to evenly support its weight. Whether you are starting from scratch with a completely new structure or repairing a cracked foundation on an older building, understanding how to work with helical piles is an essential part of the job.

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Finding a disaster recovery specialist is fairly easy. Finding a good one that tackles the specific disaster your building suffered and on short notice may take some time. When disaster strikes, people may feel compelled to act quickly. They may feel pressured to make fast decisions about who to work with to restore a sense…

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When you are looking for houses, it is best to know where the flood plains are. That way, you can avoid buying a home in those areas and don’t have to worry about house lifting. If, however, your home happens to be in a flood plain, you can use a few strategies to safeguard your…

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Homes all over the country are settled on varying types of soil conditions. Some have rocky foundations while others are settled in very sandy soil. These differences naturally lead to the need for appropriate foundation repair solutions. Three of the most common foundation repair techniques include resistance or push piers, helical piers, and bell bottom…

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Helical piers provide sure foundations; each steel shaft has round helix plates that can be deeply driven into the ground with hydraulic equipment. These tools are becoming increasingly versatile as manufacturers and construction crews put them into action in a wide variety of settings. Check out several ways the piers are used in addition to…

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For many, buying a new home in the current economy is simply out of the question. While moving a house is an excellent secondary option when the time comes to head to a new area, it’s one that people often overlook simply because it, too, is a costly measure – if you don’t know how…

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If you’re in love with your home but not the area you live in, there’s a solution to your woes that gives you the best of both worlds: moving your house. It’s a big project that involves moving the entire structure of your home from the foundation up to a whole new lot. Needless to…

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Moving a house isn’t something that modern homeowners and real estate shoppers consider often, but it’s a very real possibility that has a huge amount of potential with the right home and budget. This isn’t just a move reserved for those smaller trailers and cottages you’ve seen moving down the road, either. You can move…

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Shoring is the process used to temporarily support an unsecure building or environment that would otherwise collapse. This procedure is often used to hold up walls during repairs or the installation of the foundation and to keep trenches or tunnels from collapsing. When tunnels are built underground, they need a lot of support to keep…

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