Tens of thousands of wood-framed houses in the Bay Area were built on short...
Moving a Lighthouse? No Big Deal
Moving a lighthouse a few hundred feet is all in a day’s work for house mover...
Stepped Buttresses for a Row House Basement
As part of a major gut-renovation project on a historic Brooklyn row house,...
Adding Underneath a Hillside Home
A steep slope and a tight lot call for some imaginative foundation solutions.
Q&A: Shoring a Balloon Frame
Q: I am rehabbing an old two-story balloon-framed house with a crumbling limestone...
A foundation contractor describes the shoring techniques that make his replacement jobs safe and profitable.
Interview: Demolition With Care
A high-end remodeler describes the finer points of tearing out: from hand-holding and bidding to shoring and jacking.