Top Tips: Structural Engineer Tim & Contractor Mark Garrison: Room Additions, Permitting, Crawlspaces/Foundations, Drainage ~ “Kapowich on Real Estate” #225

by Pat Kapowich, Realtor®

A Trusted Name in Silicon Valley Real Estate since 1998

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The return of “The Garrison Brothers” to “Kapowich on Real Estate: “Structural Engineer Tim & Contractor Mark Garrison Additions, remodeled; water in the crawlspace; foundation undermining; cracks in the foundation. (Part 1 Show #225 and Part 2 Show #226)

Tim Garrison is the structural engineer and Contractor Mark Garrison, the construction firm owner.

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Show# 225 Additions, remodeled; water in the crawlspace; foundation undermining; cracks in the foundation. (Part 1 Show #225 and Part 2 Show #226)

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Menu of Program:

2:30 Expanding the footprint of an existing home. Adding a room addition.

9:25 Permitting Requirements, Planning Departments, and Building Departments.

12:00 How a homeowner starts the process of adding on to a home.

14:15 Past, present or future second story add-ons.

19:30 The important and forgotten crawlspace, post and pier.

21:00 The often ignored crawlspace and foundation.

Water intrusion into the crawlspace.

24:00 Wavy floors and why.

Cracks in sheetrock or plaster and why.

Guests:

Mark Garrison, Principal
MG Constructors & Engineers, Inc.
15650 Vineyard Blvd.,Suite A, #232
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
(408)842-5599 Phone
(888)234-8057 Fax
www.mgconstructors.net

Tim K. Garrison, P.E.
1500 E. College Way, #515
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
timg@TimKGarrison.com
cell: 360-708-1865
Facebook Page: The Real Tim Garrison
LinkedIn: Tim K. Garrison
Websites: TimKGarrison.com; BuildersEngineer.com

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Pat Kapowich, Realtor®
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