Foundation Repair Manual (McGraw-Hill Portable Engineering)

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9780070082441: Foundation Repair Manual (McGraw-Hill Portable Engineering)

The #1 guide to foundation repair

This book offers the most authoritative source of information on repairing damaged foundations, with excellent advice on maintenance and preventative measures designed to avoid the need for repair. You get state-of-the-art methods in foundation repair; clear guidance on choosing the right methods for the job; up-to-date techniques for preventing, evaluating, and reversing damage from expansive soils; expert instruction in hands-on techniques such as shimming interior pier caps and underpinning perimeter beams; help with mudjacking, deep pressure grouting, and chemical stabilization; foundation troubleshooting tips; preventative measures, including drainage, moisture barriers, and vegetation control; establishing the need for repair - plus help with estimates.

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The #1 guide to foundation repair. This book offers the most authoritative source for information on repairing damaged foundations. Also offered is excellent advice on maintenance and preventative measures designed to avoid the need for repair. Based on many years' experience and written by an internationally recognized authority, this book gives you: state-of-the-art methods in foundation repair; clear guidance on choosing the right methods for the job; up-to-date techniques for preventing, evaluating, and reversing damange from expansive soils; expert instruction in hands-on techniques such as shimming interior pier caps and underpinning perimeter eams; help with mudjacking, deep pressure grouting, and chemical stabilization; foundation troubleshooitng tips; preventative measures, including drainage, moisture barriers, and vegetation control; establishing the need for repair--plus help with estimates. Real help for real foundation problems--that's what you'll find in this incomparable handbook. Light on math and theory, and heavy on things you need to know, suhc as how to handle gas, electric, and plumbing conduits and where to place jacks, if's you one-stop ultimate authority for foundation repair.

About the Author:

Robert Wade Brown is an internationally respected expert on foundation problems and expansive soils, and the author of six prior books on these subjects. A physical chemist and petroleum engineer, he has developed systems that stimulate oil well production. He owns Brown Foundation Repair and Consulting, Inc., in Garland, Texas, and consults around the world through Brown Consolidated, Inc.

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