- Pier & Grade Beam Foundations
- Spread Footing Foundations
- Underground Structures, Garages
- Structural Concrete
RWR specializes and is an expert in the construction of concrete building foundations. In particular, RWR has developed a unique capability for hillside construction of concrete foundations. RWR’s expertise includes foundation repair, new foundations and underpinning of existing foundations, along with upgrading existing foundations.
The foundation is the most essential part of any building or structure; the foundation is the base structure that transmits loads from a building to the ground. Suffice to say the foundation is the most important part of a building’s structure, particularly in seismically active California.
Installation of new foundation on zero clearance lot in San Francisco, where excavation undermined neighbor’s foundation.
It was necessary to underpin neighbor’s foundation with hand dug piers, before excavation commenced. Then a new foundation with retaining walls was installed using shotcrete.
New foundation was ready for home construction, free of earth settlement issues with neighboring properties.