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- This figure shows an example of foundation replacement
- Photo shows “cribbing”, posts that hold the building up above the ground while retrofit work is performed
- In some cases, replacement may be prescripted; often must be engineered
- Involves shoring up the building and putting in a complete or partial perimeter footing and stem wall.
- Can do this without lifting the entire building; work is done in 4- to 6-foot sections.
- Used to reset intact houses that have fallen off their foundation
- Also used when houses are moved to a new location
- This technique is popular for occupied structures