Concrete Blocks

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Evaluating Fire-Damaged Concrete

Sometimes the foundation of a fire-damaged building is okay to re-use; sometimes... More

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Reinforcing a Foundation with Structural Strapping

Jake Lewandowski explains how to repair cracked concrete-block foundation walls... More

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Building a ‘Removable’ Deck

How an engineered design with unusually beefy cantilevered beams allowed part of... More

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Mission Creep

John Carroll is on the home stretch of a 20-year odyssey to transform the... More

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High-Performance Crawlspace Foundations

A concrete slab improves the performance of an unvented crawlspace, but you still... More

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Cure for a Bulging Brick Foundation

How Jake Lewandowski stabilized an old brick basement wall using vertical I-beams... More

Engineering a Concrete-Block Wall

Not just a tech talk, this video shares strategies applicable to all kinds of... More

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A Partial Foundation Retrofit

Save what’s solid and replace what’s not More

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