Before undertaking such a repair, a careful diagnosis of the causes of failure is necessary. ... and the surrounding soil and analysis of these results to assess the risks involved in reinforcement of the foundation. The most common repairs are underpinning of the existing structure with concrete, concrete grouting of the masonry, chemical stabilization of the soil or the insertion of reinforcement piling.
|Title||:||Historic preservation maintenance procedures|
|Author||:||United States. Dept. of the Army|