Foundation

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Getting Basements Right

Joe Lstiburek offers a definitive resource on keeping basements warm and dry. More

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Anchoring Mudsill

When it comes to making the transition from concrete work to wood framing, Tim... More

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Rebuilding a Basement Bulkhead Entry

After giving a rubble stone foundation a concrete facelift and topping the... More

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New Pier for an Old Post

Follow structural repair specialist Jake Lewandowski as he replaces the footing... More

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An Innovative Rim Joist Repair

Discovered during a kitchen remodel, a failing wall-foundation intersection was... More

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Steel-Alternative Rebar

Compared with steel, this glass-fiber-reinforced composite rebar has more tensile... More

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Understanding Isolated Footings for Post Supported Structures

Soil Capacity, Structural Load, and Footing Surface Area are Critical Factors. More

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The Surprising Secret of a High-End Custom Home Builder

This builder always chooses material with his reputation in mind, even... More

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Foaming Under the Slab

Closed-cell spray foam provides good R-value and an effective air and water... More

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Awesome Framers: Project 171

Watch as Tim Uhler's crew forms and pours the footings and foundation for one of his company's current construction projects. More

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