Controlling Your Downspouts Discharge

05/18/2010

All Articles, Waterproofing

Controlling Your Downspouts Discharge To keep your basement dry, the first thing you need to do is control rainwater runoff. The most common source of rainwater is the water which comes from our roofs. This water can come in very large volumes and create a massive flow of water around your foundation. A two-inch rain…

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ECP Receives Product Evaluation Report

05/13/2010

All Articles, Foundation Repair

ECP Receives Product Evaluation Report On May 12th, 2010 Earth Contact Products announced that they received a Product Evaluation Report for their patented steel piering system. Evaluation report #PER-09040 was approved and published by PEI after a thorough testing and analysis procedure. Laboratory testing by the accredited engineering testing lab began in the fall of…

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2010 Titan Micropile Installation School

05/04/2010

All Articles, Commercial Foundation Repair, Crawl Space Repair, Foundation Repair, New Foundation Construction, Residential Foundation Repair

2010 Titan Micropile Installation School June 15-17, 2010 Once again TEI will hold our annual Titan micropile installation school from June 15-17. This school trains the attendees on the proper installation and testing of the Titan hollow bar system. Included is instruction on general load calculations for micropiles, how hydraulic drifters operate and case studies…

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Guidelines for Homeowners: Groundwater Control

05/02/2010

All Articles, Crawl Space Repair, Foundation Repair, Waterproofing

Guidelines for Homeowners: Groundwater Control Groundwater management is essential not only in keeping your basement or crawl space dry, but also in avoiding damage to the foundation. Below grade structures (basements, crawl space, and slab on grade foundations) are designed to resist a combination of both hydrostatic and soil pressures. The terms soil pressure (the…

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