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Taking a Residential Structure from Concept to Construction

Taking a Residential Structure from Concept to Construction

Taking a Residential Structure from Concept to Construction Whether it be a new home, shop, carport, greenhouse, or landscape feature, taking a residential structure from concept to construction takes more than a pencil and a hammer. The first step toward making your...
Foundation Settlement 101: Why and How Foundations Fail

Foundation Settlement 101: Why and How Foundations Fail

Whether you’ve lived in your home for many years or you are preparing to purchase a property, it is important to understand that the safety and longevity of your structure are dependent on a healthy foundation. The foundation’s job is pretty simple. A proper...
Underpinning: A Common Foundation Repair Method

Underpinning: A Common Foundation Repair Method

Soft soil is the most common reason homes in the Pacific Northwest suffer foundation settlement. If the weight of a house is too great for the soft soil it rests upon, the house may begin to sink. This process can take a matter months, years or even decades, but if...
Why hire a structural engineer for foundation repair?

Why hire a structural engineer for foundation repair?

For many homeowners, embarking on a foundation repair project seems like a scary and intimidating process. After all, the foundation is the most important structural element of the home. Its failure can disrupt the structure and everything inside it. Although every...