Articles On Slab Foundation Performance A Critique of L/360 A Short History of Houston Residential Foundation Design & Construction Accepted Industry Practices Regarding Slab Foundation Performance Add-On Slab Foundations Builder Piers Versus Repair Piles/Piers Common Misunderstandings About Newly Placed Slab Foundations Cracks & Separations Current TREC Requirements Regarding Slab Foundations Diagnosing Brick Veneer Cracking Diagnosing Concrete Cracks Diagnosing Cracks In Ceiling Drywall Diagnosing Cracks In Floor Tile Diagnosing Door Issues Diagnosing Downstairs Floor Slopes Distress Commonly Assumed (incorrectly) To Be Due To Foundation Movement Do Floods Affect Slab-On-Ground Foundations? Do Slab Foundations Have A Future in Houston? Engineering Repair Certifications Expectations Of Underpinning Floor Slopes Versus Tilt Versus Deflection Foundation Repair Contractor Ads Fractured Brick Glossary Of Slab Foundation Terms Guidelines For The Evaluation & Repair Of Residential Foundations Hard Cases Hollow Sounding Floor Tile Honeycombed Slabs How & How Not To Craft A Foundation Performance Opinion How An Engineering Slab Foundation Report Can Save Your Seller Money & Time How Engineers View Foundation Performance How Far Out-Of-Level Is A Slab Foundation Allowed To Be? How High Ceilings Cause Distress In Adjoining Walls How Important Is Deflection To Foundation Performance? How Slab Foundations Are Lifted How Slab Repair Contractors Cheat How Slab-On-Ground Foundations Work How The Shape Of A Slab Affects Performance How To Respond To An Unhappy Client How TREC Inspectors Fail To Craft A Foundation Performance Opinion Important Things To Keep In Mind Inspections & Investigations Maintenance Of Slab Foundations: Existing Foundations Maintenance of Slab Foundations: Introduction Maintenance of Slab Foundations: New Construction Managing Expectations Modern Slab on Ground Design & Construction More On TREC & Foundation Performance Oyster Shell Concrete Pier-Supported Slab Foundations Piers, Piles, Perma This, and Cable That Post-Tensioned Slabs Versus Conventionally Reinforced Slabs Problems With Concrete Beam Calculations Questions Every Slab Foundation Performance Report Should Address Reasonableness Roof Gutters & Slab Foundations Roofs & Foundation Repair Rotating & Deflecting Brick Veneer Segmented Piles Versus Bell-Bottom Piers Selecting An Engineer Should TREC Inspectors Make Elevation Measurements? Since You Can’t See The Slab, How Can You Inspect It? Slab Foundation Distortion Modes Slab Foundation Performance & Brick Tie Failure Slab Foundation Performance & Brick Veneer Arches Slab Foundation Performance & Cornice Distortion Slab Foundation Performance & Door Frame Distortion Slab Foundation Performance & Fire Slab Foundation Performance & Fireplace Chimney Rotation Slab Foundation Performance & Vertical Brick Veneer Joints Slab Foundation Repair and The Lure Of Magical Thinking Slab Foundation Repair Complaints Slab Foundation Second Opinion Triggers Slab Foundation Warranties Slab Foundations & Floor Tile Slab Foundations & Swimming Pools Slab Foundations & Tented Tiles Slab Foundations & Underground Drainage Slab Performance and the TREC SOP Slab-On-Ground Foundations: The Relation Of Analysis / Design To Performance Assessment Standard Industry Practices Related To Foundation Movement The Foundation Repair Perspective Versus The Engineering Perspective The Many Meanings Of Structural The Marble Test The Most Common Misconceptions About Slab-On-Ground Foundations The Structural Significance Of Elevation Differences The Texas Board of Professional Engineers – What They Require The TREC Definition of Performance in the TREC SOP The Unvarnished Truth About Floor Slopes & Foundation Levelness Three Errors Real Estate Agents Make To Tunnel Or To Not Tunnel TREC Speaks Out On Foundation Performance Trees & Slab-on-Ground Foundations Tunneling Under Slab Foundations Two Types of Errors TREC Inspectors Make Under Slab Plumbing Leaks & Foundation Performance Understanding The Structural Design Model For Slab Foundations In Expansive Soils US Army Corps of Engineers and Slab Foundation Performance What Causes Horizontal Cracks In Slab Foundations? What Engineers Bring to a Transaction What Engineers Bring To The Table What Is A Cracked Slab? What Is A Structural Engineer Of Record? What is a Structural Engineer? What Is The Best House To Buy Foundation Wise? What Makes Foundation Reports Different What Makes A Slab Crack Structurally Significant? What The Army Corps Of Engineers Say About Elevation Measurements What The Texas Section ASCE Says About Elevation Measurements What TREC Inspectors Are Not Allowed To Do Regarding Slab Foundations What You Need To Know About Corner Cracks What You Need To Know About Elevation Measurements What You Need To Know About Slab Clearance What You Need To Know About The Center LIft Distortion Mode What You Need To Know About The Edge Lift Distortion Mode When Is Foundation Repair Warranted? When Should A Slab-On-Ground Foundation Be Leveled Or Underpinned? Where Are The Expansive Soils? Why Are Post-Tensioned Slabs So Popular? Why Bare Ground Is A Problem For Slab Foundations Why Do Some Engineers Describe Their Reports As Preliminary Why Foundation Repair Contractors Do Not Repair Slab Foundations Why Inspectors Should Stay Away From The Repair Question Why Stiffer Foundations Have Higher Elevation Differences Why Today’s Slab Foundations Are So Much Better Than Earlier Slabs Why Trees & Slab-on-Ground Foundations Do Not Get Along Why Would An Engineer Design & Seal A Minimal Slab Foundation? Why You Want To Avoid Foundation Repair Wing Walls Would You Buy This House?