March 15, 2021 | Case Study Mixed Used Building Retrofit in Urbandale, IA is the Perfect Fit for Helical Piers Deep foundation system designed and executed for new construction and retrofit configuration. Helical piers utilized to allow for a new use for this mixed-use building.
January 12, 2021 | Article Case study - Central Christian College Differential Settlement Central Christian College (CCC) is a private evangelical Christian college in McPherson, KS. They recently reached out to Thrasher Commercial to solve differential settlement in a student classroom facility building constructed in the 1970s.
December 14, 2020 | Case Study Case study - Lund Ross & J-Development - Swivel | Swivel, will feature 158 apartments with commercial space and is set to open in midtown Omaha in 2021. Because the architect and design team chose to leave the building's shell in place, it dictated several access conditions that would ultimately influence the solution. Helical piles proved to be the best deep foundation design for this retrofit project.
December 10, 2020 | Case Study Case Study: Commercial - NDOT Hwy 6 Slab Raise The cost to replace a road is expensive. Not just in the actual cost of the replacement, but also the cost in time and the challenges of rerouting traffic. So, whatever can be done to repair concrete is a much better option than the alternative.
December 01, 2020 | Case Study Case study: Darling Ingredients Storage Silo Helical Support System Darling Ingredients planned to construct three silos, each 20 feet wide and 60 feet tall at their Wahoo, NE facility. There was a tight 3 feet of space between the silos. Each silo, when filled, would weigh 1.1 million pounds. The question was how to create the necessary support in a tight space.
November 19, 2020 | Case Study Case study: Ho Chunk - WITCC Retrofit Push Piers The foundation of a building on the campus of Western Iowa Tech Community College (WITCC) was in trouble. One end of the building seemed to be twisting itself apart due to advanced settlement, causing structural and cosmetic damage.
October 20, 2020 | Case Study Thrasher Commercial Supports Garmin HQ Building Garmin International engaged the services of Thrasher Commercial to undertake a significant structural repair. Their headquarters, located in Olathe, Kansas, has been exhibiting settlement issues in recent years. It was essential to formulate a plan to reverse any structural instability that had taken place and adequately support the structure.
October 12, 2020 | Article Case study - HB Construction Pipe Abandonment A 4-inch diameter abandoned sewer line was being in Kansas City at an industrial site slated for new construction. The line had to be filled or removed. Low-density cellular concrete to the rescue.
June 25, 2020 | Before & After New Construction/ Retrofit Helical Piles at 1623 Farnam (Whiting-Turner) A new deep foundation system, supported by new and retrofit helical delivered on the engineering and proved Thrasher Commercial was up to the challenge.
May 19, 2020 | Article Fighting Allergies in Nebraska and Kansas - Home Dehumidifiers Seasonal allergies are no joke. Wichita, Omaha, Kansas City and Des Moines, all ranked in the top 100 of the worst cities for allergy sufferers in 2019.
May 01, 2020 | Before & After Void Fill on Q Street In the Spring of 2019, area rivers swollen by snow melt and rain caused catastrophic damage to roadways and bridges.
January 31, 2020 | Before & After Slab Pier Solution Used to Stabilize Facility A large electronic equipment component manufacturer had an area of their building that was experiencing extensive settlement.
January 02, 2020 | Before & After Lady of Lourdes School Addition and Renovation Our Lady of Lourdes Central Catholic School built a new addition, which included a gymnasium, auditorium, classrooms and administrative offices.
December 13, 2019 | Before & After KETV Historical Building Remodel KETV acquired a historic building to be remodeled as a broadcast facility. This remodel included the re-support of an interior multi-wythebrick wall.
October 16, 2019 | Before & After Leavenworth Lofts A building was razed in Omaha for the construction of a new apartment building. It was estimated that the middle wall had settled by 80 feet.
September 23, 2019 | Before & After Elkhorn River Bridge Approach StableFILL(TM) was used to provide a safe, effective and economical means to fill a void beneath a busy bridge without adding additional weight to the soil.
August 21, 2019 | Before & After Farm Credit Services of America Thrasher was contracted to help support an office building addition that was planned across the road from the existing Farm Credit Service of America.
August 07, 2019 | Before & After Verizon Data Center Addition The addition had an existing concrete retaining wall that had an approximate 12 feet grade separation between the paved surface and existing loading dock.
July 25, 2019 | Before & After Progressive Protein Warehouse Addition With limited working area and a tight construction schedule, Thrasher successfully supported a warehouse addition by using a durable helical pile solution.
March 27, 2019 | Before & After Warehouse Floor Lifted and Leveled with PolyLevel Thrasher was contracted to lift, level and stabilize a settling warehouse floor in Omaha using Polylevel. Watch the video to learn more!
March 08, 2019 | Before & After Settling Silo Floor Lifted, Leveled and Stabilized with PolyLevel Thrasher utilized PolyLevel to lift, level and stabilize a settling silo floor in Lindsborg, Kansas, bringing it back to operating condition.
October 01, 2018 | Before & After City of Grand Island Concrete Highway Repair Thrasher used PolyLevel polyurethane foam to lift and level a patch of highway with settlement issues in Grand Island, Nebraska.
July 27, 2018 | Article How To Improve Indoor Air Quality and Reduce Allergens In Your Home We deal with allergies every year, but why does spending more time in our home make us feel this way? And, more importantly, what can we do about it?
June 20, 2018 | Before & After Commercial Foundation Piering Project in Overland Park, KS When a leaking sprinkler system caused this office building to settle, Thrasher Foundation Repair installed resistance piers to lift the affected wall back into place.
May 20, 2018 | Before & After Foundation Piering at Elementary School in Raytown, MO Thrasher Foundation Repair installed resistance piers and performed polyjacking to restore this Raytown, MO elementary school's settling foundation back to level.
April 12, 2018 | Before & After Foundation Piering at Commercial Office Building in Overland Park, KS Learn how Thrasher Foundation Repair lifted a portion of this commercial building in Overland Park, KS in just three weeks.
March 24, 2018 | Before & After Restoration of Historic Building in Omaha, NE Thrasher Foundation Repair helped to restore the historic Burlington Railroad Station by underpinning the existing foundation and new construction.
February 25, 2018 | Before & After Foundation Settlement at Commercial Building in Kansas City, MO Installing resistance piers was the solution to foundation settlement at a hangar for private business jets at KCI.
October 26, 2017 | Before & After Foundation Settlement at Hospital in Richmond, MO Thrasher Foundation Repair implemented both the installation of resistance piers and mudjacking for this hospital project in Richmond, MO.
September 05, 2017 | Before & After Addition of a Mezzanine On New Construction For Commercial - Piering in Olathe, KS Olathe foundation piering case study for new construction by Thrasher Foundation Repair. Call us for best-in-industry foundation piering and repair.
August 20, 2017 | Before & After Slabjacking Project at Elementary School in Blue Springs, MO Slabjacking in Blue Springs, Missouri
May 15, 2017 | Before & After Resistance Piers Lifted and Stabilized the Foundation of Church in Kansas City, KS Thrasher Foundation Repair developed a plan to stabilize and lift the foundation of this Kansas City, KS Catholic church that had been settling for several years.
April 16, 2017 | Before & After Foundation Piering Stabilized the Historic Public Library in Sedalia, MO Thrasher Foundation Repair helped to repair and restore the historic Sedalia Public Library; this commercial foundation settlement case study explains how we did it.
April 15, 2017 | Before & After Foundation Piering at Boy Scouts Lodge in Osceola, MO This foundation piering case study focuses on structure safety.
March 16, 2017 | Before & After Kansas State University Football Stadium Expansion Through constant coordination between Thrasher, Longfellow and other contractors, the Kansas State University Stadium expansion task was a success.
February 06, 2017 | Before & After Lauritzen Gardens Stone Gate Stabilization Thrasher Commercial Group helped stabilize and prevent future settlement for a stone gate at Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, Nebraska.
November 09, 2016 | Before & After PolyLeveling Raised Settling Entryway - Raytown, MO Thrasher Foundation Repair eliminated potential tripping hazards at a building entryway by raising the concrete flatwork to its original position.
March 14, 2016 | Before & After Foundation Repair at Children's Treatment Center in Kansas City, MO Thrasher Foundation Repair resolved the foundation at this nonprofit children's treatment center.
February 02, 2016 | Before & After PolyJacking was the Solution for Filling a Large Void at a Kansas City Facility When a broken water main washed out the soil beneath an area of this facility's foundation, Thrasher Foundation Repair filled the void beneath the slab floor.
October 16, 2014 | Article Smart, Speedy Pipeline Installation Using Advanced Spray Foam Technology Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) is an amazing material with applications across numerous industries, including pipeline installation. Discover more!