Unreinforced rubble foundation? YES WE CAN

Many experts say it can’t be done. They claim, “You need to replace your foundation”. Before you take that extreme and costly step, let SmartLift assess your old type-B ring and pile foundation. Chances are we can save you a lot of money and anguish by repairing your old style foundation. What this refers to are the old style foundations made by mixing cement with rubble, round stones or whatever they had lying around the building site at the time of construction. Unreinforced masonry – brick, concrete block, or stone – foundations often cannot withstand earthquake shaking. They simply just break apart. Homes may shift off such foundations during earthquakes, seriously damaging walls, […]

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