Foundation defects and repairs

This film briefly explains the evolution of modern house foundations, summarises and illustrates the main causes of failure and describes a number of options for repair.

Topics include:

  • A brief history of domestic foundations
  • Problems of settlement, subsidence and heave
  • Less common problems including landslip, flooding, earthquakes
  • Identifying foundation problems
  • Monitoring and investigation
  • Ground stabilisation
  • Repair options

DVD, WMV, Flash, Quicktime 32 mins

Copyright UWE, Bristol 2007

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