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Any question regarding foundation repair, methods, new construction foundations,crawl space,soil retention walls,foundation maintenance, helical anchors and piers, push piers and resistance piers.

Experience in the area

37 years of construction experience, 23 years specifically in the foundation repair industry. 13 years as a foundation repair contractor, 10 years as a national training manager for several major steel pier manufacturers

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Deep Foundations Institute

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Nathan Hale High School, Tulsa, ok Oklahoma State University (no degree) Certified Installation Trainer with Several Manufacturers Licensed Insurance Adjuster - Texas

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Recent Answers from Randy Dikeman

2017-03-11 Dropped sill installation:

Bruce,  I would suggest that you cut a set of "kickers" running at a 45 degree angle from the  bottom of the new double 2x6 stringer beam up to the top of the floor joists. You could do  this with flat

2016-05-08 Floor slope:

Cory,  There could be a number of reasons for the conditions you note. Given the age of the structure it is possible that there was some initial settlement (not unusual)that may have ran its course and

2016-02-13 Crawl Space:

Steve,     Controlling humidity and moisture infiltration in a crawl space takes more than one effort.  The worst offenders for moisture infiltration are concrete block and stone foundation walls.  If

2016-02-08 House Shaking:

Earl,  Good morning and sorry for my slow response as I have been traveling on business.    Depending on the type of construction, slab (1st floor, crawl space or over basement)    there could be several

2015-12-20 crack in floors from east to west:

Margaret,    When you see cracks developing in tile over crawlspace construction there are several possibilities or reasons for the cracking. Could possibly be a lack of sufficient underlayment material

 

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