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SOIL INVESTIGATION AND EXPLORATION

SOIL INVESTIGATION AND EXPLORATION

The purpose of site investigation is to get clear information about the soil and hydrological conditions at the site. Site reconnaissance It means the inspection of the site and study of topography to get a proper information about the soil and ground water condition. SOIL EXPLORATION The purpose of site exploration is to get detailed […]

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What is Foundation Piering and How Does it Work?

What is Foundation Piering and How Does it Work?

Today, more and more homes are being built on unstable soils, such as the ones that you learned about in previous chapters. Between expansive and hydro-compactable soils and subsidence, foundations are pushed and pulled, creating movement. Each year, thousands of homeowners are faced with evaluating and repairing foundation problems. Thankfully, this means that there are […]

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