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Austin Drainage Failure – Cause and Repair Residential ground surface storm drain systems must transport excess moisture away from designated areas where excess water would otherwise prevent the normal use of a residential property. If rainfall is allowed to pond […]

Expansive Clays. Can’t live with them. Can’t live without them.

If you live in the San Antonio or Austin areas, you know the havoc these soils can wreak on a slab on grade foundation system. But do you know how simple it is to prevent clay soil slab damage while at the same time improving its performance potential?

Structural Inspection Continuing Education Series: Does a standard Exist in Texas for Residential Foundation Structural Inspections?

To date, a method for evaluating residential foundations that combines the various civil, geotechnical, and structural evaluation aspects of residential foundation systems into one concise document geared for Texas soils has not been authored. With its wide acceptance and ongoing use by most professionals, the “Guidelines for the Evaluation and Repair of Residential Foundations” version 2” thus becomes an accepted structural inspection standard in Texas.