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Foundation Settlement – When Is It a Problem?

December 14th, 2017 by Chris Mitchell
foundation settlement

With the exception of houses built on solid rock, ALL foundations settle over time. Fixing foundation is not uncommon but you should still consult residential foundation contractors to help if you are experiencing any foundation issues. A typical total foundation settlement range is up to approximately one inch. The alternative is to build on soil,…

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I Have Foundation Cracks – Should I Be Concerned?

October 5th, 2017 by Chris Mitchell
Foundation Crack Repair

Foundation issues like cracks worry a lot of people. Home inspectors may tell you that they need to be repaired and to consult with residential foundation repair contractors. Home buyers may see foundation issues and walk away from a potential transaction or ask for a reduction in the sales price. Truth is, most foundations have…

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5 Warning Signs You Need a Foundation Repair

August 22nd, 2016 by Diane Hansen
signs you need foundation repair

A structure does not have to be older to have foundation issues. The need for fixing foundation can also be caused by construction, soils, and weather. The warning signs which indicate foundation problems are subtle, if ignored, could turn into a bigger project down the road. It is crucial to consult with residential foundation contractors…

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Stoker Project Basement Wall Repair in Reno 3/17/16

March 17th, 2016 by Chris Mitchell
Basement Wall Repair

Basement Wall Repair in Reno Residential homes around Reno Nevada built between the 1920’s -50’s were typically built with unfinished basements for food, coal, & dry storage.  A fair amount of these basements were constructed with little or no reinforcing steel.  It was not uncommon for the structures that did have reinforcement, to consist of…

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Tenant Improvement

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: J & J Nevada was a project involving a seismic retrofit and tenant improvement to an existing warehouse in Sparks, Nevada.  Additional truck docks were required to be installed, changing the structural characteristics of the tilt up concrete building.  The installation of a moment frame on the interior of the structure required some…

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