5 Things to Look For in a Great Drilling Company

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Are you trying to find a drilling company in your area who you can trust to get the job done right? Unfortunately, not all drilling companies are created equal. But there are some simple things you can look out for to point you in the right direction. Curious what they are? Keep reading to learn… Read more »

5 Key Considerations for Drilled Shaft Construction

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Drilled shafts are vital when it comes to building the foundations of a structure solidly and securely. There is a common issue, however, in this type of construction: conditions around the structure and within the structure itself. It’s important for designers and planners of a project using drill shafts to consider various factors. These include… Read more »

How to Ensure a Successful Foundation Drilling Project

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Any construction worker knows the challenges of drilling a foundation. Design and project parameters make the task easier. Foundation drillers need to ensure the drilling is effective. The biggest obstacle to drilling a foundation is working with the earth. While you understand the confines of the design, you can’t predict the conditions. Even beyond the… Read more »

6 Ways to Improve Your Foundation for Any Building

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How to improve building foundation

You have heard that you need a robust foundation to support the walls and floors to have a solid building. And that’s true. Without the right start on the bottom, the top will be mostly unsupported and dangerously unstable. Other concerns come with a weak foundation, as well. It can lead to severe problems and… Read more »

3 Commonly Used Commercial Building Foundation Types

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Commercial building foundation types that are commonly used

Commercial building foundations are more susceptible to failure and wear and tear than residential foundations because of the enormous amount of pressure that is exerted on them at all times. One way to counteract this type of pressure is by using anchor systems that help distribute and hold up the weight. Even if the commercial… Read more »

Different Types of Caisson Foundations and the Benefits

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Types and benefits of caisson foundations

Caisson foundations are vastly different from the standard slab of concrete. You might lie down to support a structure like a home. These specialized foundations are most often used for bridges, piers, dams, or other structures that need underwater support. Here we discuss the different types of caisson foundations and their benefits. First of all,… Read more »

How to Incorporate Eco-Friendly Techniques in Construction Projects

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Large constructions projects inherently impact their local environment, but there are plenty of ways to incorporate green techniques to be eco-friendly.

Many construction businesses, from drilling companies all the way up to roofers, have started to look for ways to incorporate eco-friendly practices into their operations. This is not just about saving money or doing the right thing for the planet – it also has to do with consumer demand. Growing crises concerning global warming, habitat… Read more »

Common Causes of Foundation Failure

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Be aware of the most common causes of foundation failure so you can take the right steps to prevent potential threats to structures.

We all know how home foundations got their name – they form the solid basis on which to build a reliable and lasting structure. While the vast majority of foundations last for many lifetimes with nary a problem, it is not entirely unheard of for foundations to fail in some way. The result, in most… Read more »

The Benefits of Caisson Drilling

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Although caisson drilling is often associated with projects like bridge construction, it is beneficial for all types of large structures.

A strong foundation is the basis of any construction project, whether you’re building a single-family home, an apartment structure, or an office high rise.  Foundations either sit on top of soil or they are embedded in the soil (sometimes both). For small structures like primary residences, foundation pads placed on top of the soil are… Read more »