House Jacking

When working on older structures it is often necessary to jack and shore the structure to attain certain planes of level and plumb. Once the jacking and shoring is in place restoration and new construction may proceed.


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Striefenador Barn

Striefenador Barn

Coxsackie, Greene County
New York

The Striefenador barn was constructed in the late 1700s. It had a common brick foundation laid up in lime mortar cement. During excavation it was discovered that it did not have an adequate footing. Excavation then continued to frost line, forms were installed, and a re-enforced concrete footing was poured....

Wytauck House

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Prattsville, Greene County
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