Shoring

Cripple-Wall Failure
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Cripple-Wall Failure

Tens of thousands of wood-framed houses in the Bay Area were built on short... More

Moving a Lighthouse? No Big Deal
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Moving a Lighthouse? No Big Deal

Moving a lighthouse a few hundred feet is all in a day’s work for house mover... More

Stepped Buttresses for a Row House Basement
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Stepped Buttresses for a Row House Basement

As part of a major gut-renovation project on a historic Brooklyn row house,... More

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Adding Underneath a Hillside Home

A steep slope and a tight lot call for some imaginative foundation solutions. More

Q&A: Shoring a Balloon Frame
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Q&A: Shoring a Balloon Frame

Q: I am rehabbing an old two-story balloon-framed house with a crumbling limestone... More

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Foundation Replacement

A foundation contractor describes the shoring techniques that make his replacement jobs safe and profitable. More

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Builder's Library
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Interview: Demolition With Care

A high-end remodeler describes the finer points of tearing out: from hand-holding and bidding to shoring and jacking. More

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Restoration Primer: Shoring & Jacking: Part II
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Restoration Primer: Jacking and Shoring Old Foundations: Part I

Shoring and jacking More

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