underpinning a house

Underpinning a house? What is that?  Well, that is actually a good question. Underpinning a house is usually a term used by masonry contractors or basement repair contractors referring to holding a house and replacing the basement walls. The contractor will usually install post to hold the weight of one or perhaps two walls at READ MORE

historic restoration

This is an old granary we just restored. It was one of many historic restoration jobs that we have done over the years. They often involve replacing of repairing the foundation. A building is only as good as it’s foundation.  The sill or part of the structure that sits directly on the foundation is often in need of replacement or READ MORE

Adding a basement to an existing house.

A customer’s story of adding a basement to an existing house. Let’s call them the Smith family, just some folks who need additional space at their house. They looked at their options. At first, they were not considering adding a basement to an existing house. A lot of people add on they thought. In fact, some of READ MORE