Foundation Repair Manual

Paperback | March 31, 1999

byRobert Wade Brown

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The #1 guide to foundation repair This book offers the most authoritative source of information on repairing damaged foundations, with excellent advice on maintenance and preventative measures designed to avoid the needfor repair. You get state-of-the-art methods in foundation repair;clear guidance on choosing the right methods for the job; up-to-date techniques for preventing, evaluating, and reversing damage from expansive soils; expert instruction in hands-on techniques such as shimming interior pier caps and underpinning perimeter beams; help with mudjacking, deep pressuregrouting, and chemical stabilization; foundation troubleshooting tips; preventative measures, including drainage, moisture barriers, and vegetation control; establishing the need for repair - plus help with estimates.

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The #1 guide to foundation repair This book offers the most authoritative source of information on repairing damaged foundations, with excellent advice on maintenance and preventative measures designed to avoid the needfor repair. You get state-of-the-art methods in foundation repair;clear guidance on choosing the right methods for the...

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The #1 guide to foundation repair. This book offers the mostauthoritative source for information on repairing damaged foundations. Also offered is excellent advice on maintenance and preventative measures designed to avoid the need for repair. Based on many years' experience and written by an internationally recognized authority, this ...

Robert Wade Brown, PE is an internationally respected expert on foundation problems and expansive soils behavior, and is the author of seven prior books on these subjects. From 1955 to 1963, he served as a physical chemist and research petroleum engineer, during which time he developed systems to stimulate oil well production. Several ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:8.1 × 5.2 × 1 inPublished:March 31, 1999Publisher:McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

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ISBN - 10:0070082448

ISBN - 13:9780070082441

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Table of Contents

History.

Supporting Interior Floors.

Mudjacking (Slab).

Deep Grouting.

Underpinning.

Basement and Foundation Wall Repair.

Soil Stabilization.

Causes of Foundation Problems.

Estimating.

Preventive Maintenance.

Foundation Inspection and Property Evaluation for the Residential Buyer.

Case Histories.