Since your are prestressing the slab anyway you can drill piers through the perimeter of the foundation to bedrock or a depth determined by the geo...
kirkussentMember since 05/03/04
If the cracks are hairline and there is no displacement then it might just be poor quaility taping or no taping at that point where the crack appea...
The pipe is probably to drain the water behind the basement walls to prevent a buildup of hydrostatic pressure. Don't plug or remove the drain as p...
You can form a footing and stem wall of concrete if you do not want to use block. The requirements will be the same regardless of the age of the ho...
The soil is probably alkaline which is causing the concrete to effloresce the cement. This soil does need moisture though for this to happen. You m...
Avoid synthetic stucco. there have been problems in the past due to the polymers not allowing the water to escape which then leads to molding probl...
You should first find the cause of the sinking foundation to make sure that the mudjacking will fix the problem. In my experience with sinking slab...