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Concrete Waterproofing with Urethane Injection Grout

Injection Connection – Using Urethane Injection Grout to Save the Foundation of a Historic Building

When the construction of a new condominium had compromised the structural integrity and waterproof qualities of the neighboring 120-year-old foundation wall, Scott Henson Architect was contacted to assist and monitor the experts repairing it to stabilize and prevent further damage. It was determined that, over time, cracks had developed throughout the foundation walls of the building leading to water infiltration damage,...

Building Owner Representation Services in Construction

Building Owner Representation Services in Construction

Construction can be complicated. Each phase of construction requires specialized knowledge to ensure it runs smoothly, but hiring an expert for every phase of the construction process can become expensive and overwhelming. That's why an increasing number of property owners are turning to building owner representation services for their construction projects.  An owner representative manages all aspects of design and construction on behalf of...

Demolition Planning and Preparation

Demolition Planning and Preparation

If you have plans to renovate one of your buildings, and possibly add an extension, demolition will likely be involved. The demolition and site preparation stages are important milestones in the construction process. These stages will also be some of the first real action you will see on the building's site. Depending on how big or small the project will be,...

What is Underpinning?

What is Underpinning?

Underpinning is a process used to repair, strengthen, or increase the depth of an existing foundation by lowering the footing to allow it to rest on more supportive soil. While oftentimes underpinning is associated with the remediation of deficient or failing foundations, it is also used in cases where the use of a building has changed, floors are being added to...