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Ransome Bar

We ask for probes on a regular basis, usually to find out what something useful about unknown hidden structure. On a recent project we asked for probes through a cellar slab. Our instructions were to remove the concrete while leaving the rebar in place, so the final probes looked like this: The rebar that was …

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The Past Is A Foreign Country

We are working on a project in  an 1890s apartment building where part of the scope is changing the windows in the penthouse. Most of the building has very heavy brick and stone exterior walls, but the penthouse (which may have been built later) has walls that are mostly terra-cotta block. There is a large steel …

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