One of the first things you need to do is to check to see if your house suffers from any of the common weaknesses that can cause catastrophic damage, or failure to your home during a strong quake.
Key in making sure that you have proper concrete and rebar rations is understanding the variety issues surrounding rebar and concrete mix types.
Three different types of house foundations the pros and cons of each. Which one is right for you?
Groundworks and foundations are potential financial black holes. They are often misunderstood and mistakes are seldom cheap or delay free. It is as much about knowing what not to do as how best to obtain the support you must have to carry off a successful project. There are a surprising number of so called experts who are ill equipped to lead technical projects with an equally surprising lack of understanding of the subject you are taking to them. This too often results in people leading projects for industry on the same basis as they would approach smaller or domestic works and that inevitably leads to delays, misunderstandings and unnecessary avoidable frustrations. This article helps to clarify various roles and milestones which will stabilise and smooth the path to a successful conclusion.
Picking a foundation contractor is a critical issue that can cost or save you thousands of dollars when building your structure. There are very specific items you should have knowledge about to ensure that you are getting the best foundation for your structure.