Valentine S. Hoy

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Using Permanent Shoring Jacks to Repair Foundations

When soil settlement or expansion causes distress in one- or two-story homes deepening or rebuilding the foundation will usually solve the problem. But how can you carry out the repairs with the least stress on the building and its tenants? We've found a way that uses permanent shoring jacks. Read more

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Fragile Face-Lift

Salty sea air made the rebar corrode in decorative precast concrete balcony facings of an 18-story coastal condominium in La Jolla, California. Read more

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