What is Shoring? What is shoring and how does it affect the way in which homes are constructed? The short answer is that shoring is the architectural process of supporting a structure, usually a home, with shores or other props to prevent the structure from collapsing.
Why is Shoring Important?
Laying down shores for homes in hilly terrain – think ... Read the full post -->
In Need of Concrete Slab Repair? If you are dealing with a damaged concrete slab or cracked foundation, Engineered Solutions of Georgia can help get you back on solid ground. We use a highly advanced poly lift system that showcases the best in modern engineering and uses affordable and cutting edge technology to offer you a lifetime of support.
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Frequent Crawl Space Waterproofing Issues Crawl spaces are dark, unfinished, often underground areas that don’t get nearly as much attention as the rest of your home. These conditions make them ideal for fungus growth, especially if you don’t practice proper waterproofing techniques or check your crawl space regularly. Unfortunately, condensation collects even faster than usual in hot, humid Georgia. As mold and mildew build up and spread throughout the ... Read the full post -->
Common Basement Waterproofing Myths
Your basement is an important part of the foundation that carries your home. Moisture can seriously damage that foundation. Not only can it cause cracks and weaken your foundation, but it can ruin anything you may be storing in your basement. Moisture can also help your basement to play host to a number of nasty ... Read the full post -->
Understanding Foundation Piering One of the most devastating things that can happen to a building is foundation failure. Because a foundation shoulders the load of the entire structure, its failure can cause problems that make it unsafe and at risk of collapse. Replacement is not only expensive, disruptive and time consuming. In these cases, foundation piering is an efficient and ... Read the full post -->