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5 Common Basement Excavation Methods

Every building sits upon a foundation, which is built into the earth and holds up the structure sitting on top of it. Foundation walls, which are typically made of...

What Is the Open Cut Excavation Method?

The open cut method can be the most cost effective of all basement construction methods, particularly when working with dense, sturdy soil. From sloped open cuts, which...

3 Types of Basement Foundations to Know

Foundations are integral to building and home construction, and choosing the right type of foundation greatly depends on the area’s soil, climate, and even the...

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