Pier and Beam Foundation Design

Foundations, the crux of many a failed construction job, are essential to get right, which is why here at Milan we place such an emphasis on this particular detail from the outset. In North Texas we're all familiar with our highly expansive clay soils, and in today's post we're going to discuss one of the best ways to address this detail, the Pier and Beam Foundation. Prior to deciding upon a foundation it is incumbent upon you to assess the site's soil conditions, which can be done through a soils test conducted by a geotechnical engineering firm. Once contracted, these firms will provide a soils report based on field and laboratory testing to provide recommendations on how to address subsu



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Dallas, Texas 75254

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