Types of House Foundations

Are you trying to determine the best foundation for your coastal home on the Connecticut shoreline? The coast of CT offers excellent views and easy water access, which gives homeowners many choices for outdoor activities. However, when it comes to the foundation of your new home, some types work better than others in areas prone [...]

By | 2021-01-26T14:40:13+00:00 January 26th, 2021|CT Seawall Repair|0 Comments

Expert Seawall Construction Methods

Have you recently purchased or currently own a new coastal property in Connecticut? If the land doesn’t include a seawall, you may want to consider adding one to protect your property from flooding and erosion. If your home has a seawall, think about having it inspected and repaired to ensure it is of sound quality. [...]

By | 2020-12-23T13:57:11+00:00 December 23rd, 2020|CT Seawall Repair|0 Comments

Seawall Construction Materials

Picking materials for your coastal property’s seawall should depend on a few factors. What you choose to build or repair with should be based on your water’s pH levels and constructing a seawall in salt or freshwater. The best material may also depend on the cost and your budget. The good news is that our [...]

By | 2020-12-23T13:08:32+00:00 December 23rd, 2020|CT Seawall Repair|0 Comments

Five Tips for Maintaining Your Seawall

Many people enjoy the benefit of relaxing activities and recreational sports that living by the water affords. Who doesn’t love a day on the beach with the family or a sunny afternoon deep-sea fishing with the guys? Homeowners who live near the ocean face very specific property issues, however, related to the maritime climate and [...]

By | 2021-06-16T14:17:01+00:00 June 5th, 2020|CT Seawall Repair|0 Comments

Best Practices for Coastal Construction Projects

Did you know that coastal construction projects have different requirements than building projects located inland? This is primarily due to the risk for soil erosion and extreme weather, like flooding, hurricanes, and tropical storms. Here at K.E. Braza Construction, we always perform all the necessary calculations and site evaluations before building a seawall, foundation, and [...]

By | 2020-04-08T14:40:30+00:00 April 8th, 2020|CT Seawall Repair|0 Comments

Why Helical and Foundation Piles Are Essential for Seaside Construction in Connecticut

Are you contemplating building a new seaside home in CT? If you are, you might be interested in the benefits of using helical piles to anchor your foundation. This is because the soil along the coastline of Connecticut can be sandy and unstable, which could lead to soil erosion and increased settling of your home [...]

By | 2020-04-08T14:32:36+00:00 April 8th, 2020|CT Seawall Repair|0 Comments

Do You Need Seawall Inspections, Maintenance, or Repair in Connecticut?

Can your seawall withstand the forces of a hurricane? Seawalls are engineered and constructed to last between 30 and 50 years if you have it regularly inspected and repaired by a licensed seawall contractor in Connecticut. Without preventative maintenance and inspections, seawalls have been known to become structurally unsound in as little as 20 years. [...]

By | 2020-04-03T19:29:41+00:00 April 3rd, 2020|CT Seawall Repair|0 Comments