ICC and LARR’s in Foundation Repair

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ICC and LARR’s in Foundation Repair

ICC and LARR’s in Foundation Repair

In this tip of the day, Brian talks to us about ICCs and LARRs which are things that can affect your foundation repair in terms of what products can be used and even your budget. Here’s a few videos talking about ICC’s. In future videos, Brian will tell us about LARRs, which affect the LA […]

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Tip of the Day: When to use Helical Piers

Tip of the Day: When to use Helical Piers

Helical piers are probably one of the most popular and widely used foundation repair products, but when is the right time to use one? In what situations should you use a helical pier versus another foundation repair product such as a push pier? Brian tells us that helical piers are often used in situations with […]

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Tip of the Day: When to use Push Piers

Tip of the Day: When to use Push Piers

There are many different types of foundation repair products. Push piers are a great product that can be used in a variety of situations, but as Brian tells us, they are best used in situations where they have more weight to bear. They should not be used in situations where they would not be carrying […]

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Tip of the Day: ECP’s 25 Year Product Warranty

Tip of the Day: ECP’s 25 Year Product Warranty

Justin was able to talk to Brandon Walter from our foundation repair product manufacturer, Earth Contact Products (ECP) about the types of warranties they offer. On top of our installer’s warranty, ECP offers a 25 year manufacturer’s warranty as well. Brandon briefly talks about what types of issues could be fixed with this warranty, including […]

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Tip of the Day: ICC Reports, who uses them?

Tip of the Day: ICC Reports, who uses them?

Let’s talk about who uses an ICC report! In the last video and blog that we shared we learned about the ICC (International Code Council) and how they evaluate products and manufacturers of all of our products. They create a report on these products regarding the evaluations. So who uses these reports? City officials and project […]

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Tip of the Day: Round Shaft Anchors

Tip of the Day: Round Shaft Anchors

In our last tip of the day, Brian talks about round shaft Helical Anchor. The round shaft has a wider diameter than most of the square shafts, we typically use the round shaft anchors for vertical loading and underpinning. The wider cross-section of the helical provides better structural capacity where large movement or buckling can […]

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Tip of the Day: Square Shaft Anchors

Tip of the Day: Square Shaft Anchors

Square Shaft Helical Anchors In our last blog, Tip Of The Day, Brian dives deeper into the benefits of a square shaft Helical Anchor. The square shaft is typically solid and capable of large axial compressive loads. The shaft carries the load down through to the end of the pile, this is made possible because […]

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Tip of the Day: Two Types of Helical Anchors

Tip of the Day: Two Types of Helical Anchors

Helical Anchors Lets talk about Helical anchors…in October 26th Tip Of The Day, Brian touches on helical anchors and the two types used inner industry. So in the next couple of days, either follow along here on our blog section or on our social media pages as Brian discusses the differences in the two types […]

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Earthquakes Can Cause Massive Foundation Damage

Earthquakes Can Cause Massive Foundation Damage

Protect your California Home from Earthquakes Studies have shown that California is very vulnerable to damage from earthquakes. In the case of a major earthquake, it is predicted that thousands of homes would take considerable damage. Enough damage from it would displace many families. This is because there are a large number of California homes […]

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Tip Of The Day: Concrete Cracks

Tip Of The Day: Concrete Cracks

Concrete Cracks In our September 11th Tip Of The Day, Brian discusses a few different types of concrete cracks typically seen in our industry!   In this blog, I will discuss several different types of cracks that you may see in the concrete areas around your homes. There are several different types of cracks that […]

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