Dawson Foundation Repair Resource Center: Engineering Info

Engineering Information

Browse Engineering Reports, Studies, Comments and Questions.

Houston Building Codes

Learn more about the foundation repair method in the building codes of Houston.

Engineering Concerns

Points of interest from the Witherspoon Report published in May of 2003.

Pressed Piling Questions

Read the Texas State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers Memorandum.

Pressed Pile Problems

Learn more about the foundation repair method used by most contractors in Texas.

Pressed Piles Building Codes

Learn why there are serious questions about the compliance of pressed piles in Texas.

Pressed Piles, Potential Heave

Learn about the potential heave in pressed piles residential foundation construction.

Factor of Safety

Compare the factor of safety between bell-bottom piers and pressed piles.

Load Capacity Testing

Take a technical look at foundation repair methods in Texas soil.

Technical – Under Slab Plumbing Leaks

Learn why it's important to hire a professional to test for plumbing and sewer line leaks.

Pros and Cons of Common Foundation Repair Methods

Learn more about the pros and cons of the most common foundation repair methods.

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