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  • 16
  • May2020

Advantages of Performing Shoring Design concurrent with Structure Design

Advantages of Performing Shoring Design concurrent with Structure Design

GeoCraft Builders — Your Choice excavation shoring/soil nail/shotcrete Contractor in Colorado If your project will potentially require excavation shoring, start the planning and permitting process for the shoring system at the same time as the planning and permitting process for the structure.  Planning the shoring system early has the following benefits: Eliminates unnecessary project permitting […]

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  • 12
  • Mar2020

Foundation Underpinning 

Foundation Underpinning 

Foundation Underpinning  – Preconstruction Investigation Foundation underpinning means transferring the foundation load of an existing structure deeper into the ground. Foundation underpinning is needed if planned structures or development adjacent to an existing structure is close enough and deep enough such that: The depth of the excavation required for the new structure/development from below the bottom […]

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  • 20
  • Jan2020

Economy of Shotcrete in lieu of Cast-In-Place Concrete in Basement Foundation Construction.

Economy of Shotcrete in lieu of Cast-In-Place Concrete in Basement Foundation Construction.

Shotcrete Shotcrete is pneumatically applied concrete and is an alternate means and method that offers cost savings in the construction of basement foundation walls compared to cast-in-place (CIP) concrete construction. CIP concrete construction requires two-sided forming to along the exterior and interior foundation wall. In comparison shotcrete construction only requires one-sided forming, which is also […]

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  • 27
  • Apr2019

Expansive soils

Expansive soils

Geo Craft Builders — Swelling Soils – foundation settlement and movement. A small amount of foundation settlement is normal and some cracking may occur.  Excessive foundation movement will not only compromise the value of your business or home, but can also compromise the structural integrity.  The typical warning signs of excessive foundation movement that any home […]

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  • 27
  • Apr2019

Constuctability

Constuctability

GeoCraft Builders — Constructability / Preconstruction Services GeoCraft Builders performs constructability reviews and other preconstruction services such as value engineering and budget pricing, scheduling, and specification review. What is Constructability? Let GeoCraft help optimize your project for constructability.  What does that mean?  It means a safer job site, a higher certainty of execution, a lower […]

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