Mudjacking is Bit of a Misnomer

09/08/2010

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Mudjacking is Bit of a Misnomer The following article is from KansasCity.com by Alan Goforth Summer Means Homeowners May See More Mudjacking Though homeowners are finally getting a break as summer nears its end, they might be in for an unpleasant surprise when they take a closer look at their driveways, sidewalks or patios. “We…

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Carbon Fiber for Foundation Repair

09/06/2010

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Carbon Fiber for Foundation Repair We have all heard about the strength and unique properties of carbon fiber. It is used in many high tech applications such as car racing, mountain bikes, fishing poles, golf clubs, and baseball bats. What do all of these things have in common? The need to produce high strength and light weight…

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The Best Basement Waterproofing Products

08/29/2010

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The Best Basement Waterproofing Products Due to significant advances over the past few years, basement waterproofing products have become much more effective and affordable. From high capacity sump pumps, efficient sump pits, polyurethane crack injection foams, and carbon fiber basement wall bracing have turned basement waterproofing into a profession. With the right knowledge, you can…

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Steel Piers Preferred for Foundation Repair

08/28/2010

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Steel Piers Preferred for Foundation Repair Top 5 Reasons why Steel Piers are the Best Foundation Repair Method: Steel pier systems are engineered for underpinning homes They are not affected by expanding clay soils Steel piers are driven to a load-bearing strata Steel piers provide minimal stress to the foundation during the driving process The…

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Garage Column Sinking Issue? Cracks Above the Garage Doors?

08/20/2010

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Garage Column Sinking Issue? Cracks Above the Garage Doors? Posted by Jonathan Maguire, Atlas Piers of Atlanta Garage Column failure is a very common issue around the Atlanta metro area.  In fact, Garage Column settlement is one of the top 3 issues we see in foundation failures.  So what is it and how do you…

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Expansive Soils in Texas

08/02/2010

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Expansive Soils in Texas Damage to homes and commercial structures in the US is commonly related to soil characteristics, with expansive (shrink/swell) soils and collapsing soils causing the most problems. Cracking of foundations, walls, driveways, swimming pools, and roads cost us millions of dollars each year in repairs. Severe or recurring damage can lower the…

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Causes of Basement Water Problems

07/27/2010

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Causes of Basement Water Problems Why are basement water problems happening? Clogged Gutters – The gutter system is the most important and effective way to keep your home dry.  Keep the gutters free of leaves and debris to ensure water flow. Improper Grading – The soil grading around the perimeter of home needs to have…

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Saving Money and Energy

07/21/2010

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Saving Money and Energy This day and age we are bombarded with green products and Energy Saving Devices, but do we really know what they mean or what our goal truly is? Why do we need to save energy? How will it help me? Will what I do really matter in the long run? These…

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Best 4th of July Celebration

07/04/2010

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Best 4th of July Celebration The celebration of our nation’s independence is very special and this is displayed across the country with fantastic fireworks displays and neighborhood parties. Every community has their own special celebration where friends and neighbor are encouraged to get together and have a BBQ or go to the lake or some…

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2010 Titan Hollow Bar School

06/22/2010

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2010 Titan Hollow Bar School During June of each year, TEI takes three days to hold a school for the installation of the popular Titan Hollow Bar Micropiles. 2010 was no exception as 22 people from around the country headed to the TEI Rock Drill facility in Montrose, Co. Instructors from TEI, Con-Tech, ECP, and…

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