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Seawalls protect coastal areas, particularly those near human habitations, from heavy seas. They can be immensely effective. Below the Seawall Doctors explain different types of Seawalls. Curved Seawalls Curved seawalls mirror the shape of a wave as it moves towards land. The sweeping design dissipates the impact of the wave by deflecting it upwards, away...
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Working with Experienced Professionals Working with experienced professionals can make a big difference in the home selling process. They can make recommendations, guide you when making important decisions, and help get it listed and sold quickly. An Experienced, Licensed Real Estate Listing Agent Hiring the right listing agent to help you sell your home is...
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How Long Will A Wood Retaining Wall Last? With proper maintenance a wood retaining seawall may last for a very long time. It may be necessary to replace pilings or other parts of the structure as they show signs of wear, and some backfill to replace normal erosion is likely. In the end, the longevity...
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Rust stains themselves are not harmful, but their presence may be indicative of other issues your seawall may be experiencing. At the very least, rust indicates a strong likelihood that regular seawall maintenance has been neglected. Rust in the cracks of the seawall surface mean that salt water corrosion has begun to occur. If your...
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Your commercial seawall is the most efficient way to protect your investment. Initially, you may think that maintaining a seawall is a hassle. However, allowing your seawall to fail can cause significant financial damage to your business, and surrounding properties. You can also be fined for allowing your seawall to fall into a state of...
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Over time, seawalls age and deteriorate. This is caused by waves striking the concrete slabs, severe weather, heating and cooling cycles in the concrete, and more. The important factor is that a seawall needs to be renovated when it begins to show signs of wear. Increased Home Value Living on a coastal or waterfront property in Florida...
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When purchasing a waterfront property with a seawall, you should hire a professional seawall inspector to evaluate the present condition. The seawall is an expensive and necessary part of your property and provides an important protective barrier that is most often ignored. If you own a property with a seawall, when was the last time...
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Soils can become unstable due to Gravitational effects on loose granular type soils causing movement and creating voids in between particles. Clay type soils can expand and shrink due to climatic changes causing the soil to swell and shrink causing movement. Buried Organic matter in the underlying soil will decay over time leaving voids that...
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Water Depth Changes and Severe Weather Can Be Harmful to the Strength and Stability of a Seawall In this post, we will discuss conditions, natural to the environment, that can cause or contribute to seawall failure. These are: Significant Changes in Water Depth Along a Seawall Severe Weather Conditions, such as Tropical Storms or Hurricanes...
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What is Shoreline Erosion? For those of you not familiar with the term, shoreline erosion is what happens when the elements, waves, and strong weather forces such as wind or ice combine and grind up against where the land meets the water, displacing soil and other sedimentary particles. Over time, these simultaneous actions wreak havoc...
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SEAWALL DOCTORS, a full-service construction company, has been located in South Florida for several years specializing in sea wall repair, soil stabilization, infrastructure restoration, remodeling and construction.