The Ultimate Reference Guide to

Structural Failure

How to Build, Assess, Repair & Manage Retaining Walls, Revetments and Foundation Systems.

When Retaining Walls Come Tumbling Down

The definitive guide on everything related to soil and structural failures. This book is your companion in navigating the complexities of the world of structural management, empowering you with knowledge that’s both practical and extensive. Not just Retaining walls this book covers an exhaustive list of topics for most load-bearing structures and revetment systems. 

Thinking of buying a new property or need a building inspection? 

Does the inevitable list of problems include concerns about foundations and structural weakness? 

Understanding  how assess these problems and what can done to remedy them could save you a fortune.  This expertly crafted manual provides comprehensive coverage on the construction, management, and repair of structural systems. Each page brims with wisdom, delivering invaluable insights into identifying and rectifying structural failures in residential sites. The book stands apart with its detailed case studies and lucid illustrations, shining a light on different types of load bearing structures, their vulnerabilities, and the remedial strategies to tackle them.

Drawing from real-world experiences and field-tested techniques, “When Retaining Walls Come Tumbling Down” is a game-changer for both professionals engaged in construction and repair, and individual property owners seeking to understand the potential risks associated with their properties.

Professionals will appreciate the in-depth discussions and the technical advice offered, while property owners will find the book’s straightforward explanations and practical advice easily digestible. It’s more than just a book; it’s an investment in knowledge that can save significant time, money, and headaches down the line.

The book takes an extra step in delivering value by focusing on sites located on or near waterfronts. With exclusive chapters dedicated to canals and oceanfront properties, readers gain specialized knowledge to assess, maintain, and improve their unique structures.

Seize the opportunity to empower yourself with knowledge that can make a difference.

Whether you’re a professional builder working with retaining and revetment walls, a discerning property buyer evaluating a potential purchase, or a homeowner wishing to maintain and repair your structural walls, “When Retaining Walls Come Tumbling Down” is a must-have addition to your bookshelf.