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Foundation Repair Tips for Florida Homes

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Your Florida home is your pride and joy, and it requires love and care to remain your haven. Your home’s foundation is vital, and simple maintenance can ensure you’re not suffering from any long-term structural problems.  However, most homeowners in Florida tend to forget about their home’s foundation since it’s not something directly visible. Foundation repair Tampa, FL is crucial …

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Mira Bay, Apollo Beach, FL Retaining Wall Repairs

In Featured Projects, Ground Improvement, Helical Piers, Residential Blog Posts, Residential Projects by John Topa

Mira Bay, Apollo Beach, FL Apollo Beach, FLCLIENT: Mira Bay Homeowner(s) ENGINEER: Award Engineering MARKET: Residential SOLUTION: Ground Improvement SERVICES: Helical Piers  Stabilize Retaining WallsTypically 13-15 Helical Piers utilized per projectRetaining Walls throughout Mira Bay development have been repairedProject PDFProjectHelicon has completed many retaining wall stabilization projects located throughout the Mira Bay development. Numerous retaining walls were failing and needed stabilization.Challenge• …

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Meadowood Condominiums Project

In Featured Projects, Ground Improvement, Residential Blog Posts, Residential Projects by John Topa

Meadowood CondominiumsTampa, FLCLIENT: Meadowood Condo Assoc. ENGINEER: SEI MARKET: Residential SOLUTION: Ground Improvement SERVICES: Compaction Grout, Chemical Grout, Underpinning  Stabilize Structures throughout Development15 Buildings StabilizedOver 20,000 lbs of Chemical Grout InjectedOver 2,000 cubic yards of Compaction Grout UtilizedProject PDFProject15 single story two-unit condominium structures showed signs of various foundation and sinkhole related issues that needed to be addressed.ChallengeNumerous structures needed …

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Why Builders Choose Helical Piers for a Solid Foundation System

In Commercial Blog Posts, Helical Piers, Residential Blog Posts by John Topa

Whether you have a new construction project in Florida or you are working on a foundation repair project, the importance of a quality foundation system cannot be overvalued. While there are a variety of foundation solutions available for home and commercial needs alike, there are benefits associated with using helical piers also known as helical piles over other options that …

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How to Easily Repair Sunken Concrete by Lifting Concrete

In Poly Foam Grout, Residential Blog Posts by John Topa

Florida soil can be treacherous. Famous for its clay minerals, it absorbs moisture. For the building owner, this means that their structure is built on ground that shrinks or swells, depending on the water content of the soil. The visual results are uneven concrete floors, cracks in a concrete pool deck, and a gradual worsening of structural problems. Concrete lifting …

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Residential Home Zephyrhills, FL

In Compaction Grout, Featured Projects, Ground Improvement, Residential Blog Posts, Residential Projects by John Topa

Residential Home Zephyrhills Zephyrhills, FLENGINEER: GWE Engineering MARKET: Residential SOLUTION: Foundation Repair SERVICES: Compaction Grout Underpinning  Chemical Grout  Foundation repair for a residential home75 underpins installed around the perimeter of the structureOver 300 cubic yards compaction grout utilizedOver 10,000 pounds chemical grout grout utilizedProject PDFProjectThe project is a residential home located in a golf community in Zephyrhills, FL. The home …

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How Helical Piers Can Provide Foundation Support For Townhomes

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Helical Piers are Excellent for Supporting the Foundations of Townhomes When discussing the problematic Florida soil and its effects on foundation construction, most people think about single-family homes. However, commercial buildings, multi-story buildings, and townhomes also deal with similar issues. Specialists explain that helical piers could be excellent options for foundation repair in Tampa, Naples, Ft. Myers, Orlando, and beyond. …

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Concrete Slab Cracks Can Lead to Foundation Problems

In Ground Improvement, Poly Foam Grout, Residential Blog Posts by John Topa

Concrete is both affordable and durable, so it is a common building material that is used to construct driveways, patios, and home foundations in Naples, Orlando, and other Florida communities. While its exceptional properties make it strong enough to endure the tremendous forces of Mother Nature, significant weight, heavy traffic, and more, concrete is prone to a few problems that …

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Discover A Superior Seawall Drainage Solution – Jet Filters

In Commercial Blog Posts, Ground Improvement, Poly Foam Grout, Residential Blog Posts by John Topa

Living directly on the waterfront in Tampa, Sarasota, or other Florida cities can be idyllic most of the time. However, to continue enjoying the complete living experience that your home’s location provides, you will need to protect it from the damaging forces of powerful elements. The concrete seawall that supports the ground that your home sits on will eventually be …

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Should I Buy a House with Foundation Problems?

In Residential Blog Posts by John Topa

Before you finalize plans to buy your dream home in Tampa, Orlando, or other Florida communities, you need to get a firm understanding of the home’s actual condition. The unfortunate reality is that foundation problems are common throughout the state. Even minor foundation problems can impact the construction and overall condition of the structure, and repairs could cost a small …