Category: Foundation

Diamond Pier: decks without digging machines

When dealing with deck additions and renovations one point is extremely difficult to address: the excavation needs to support the code rules to have a stable and strong foundation. Decks causes of failure can vary from a bad connection with the house to a foundation block or post that is not designed to support that

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How long does it take a slab to dry out before flooring can be installed?

This is a very important question. Moisture is a problem with fresh concrete slabs, and if you install your floor in a wet slab you will have a lot of problems in the future. Variables that affects the concrete moisture include:ambient relative humidity, concrete permeability, amount of water in the concrete when it is placed,

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Dawn to Dusk Foundation

For most new homeowners, it’s within the first week of the home building process that excavation and pouring the foundation begins. Imagine if your foundation could be ready and installed in just 1 day – indeed we recently had one of our projects completed within a 6-hour period (check the time lapse video clicking here)

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Foundation installed in 6 hours: time lapse video

Yesterday we installed the foundation of our home building in Clinton, MA. It will be a 2,500sf house, 4beds 3 baths with a finished basament, and one of the benefits for using the Superior Wall precast foundation is the concept of having all insulation features already installed. In our project we preferred to use the

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3 tips to avoid foundation problems

  House foundations can cause huge problems if you build them wrong. Water is the enemy here, and a few recommendations can avoid a lot of problems in the future: Implement a proper grading You have to ensures water cannot directly reach the base of your house and foundation walls. Grade the terrain about 6

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