Graphical Construction Glossary >> Temporary Work. >> shoring >> Preventive Shoring
Above is a shot of an old building adjacent to a construction site that is in the early stages or work.
If there is any risk that the construction work will have a damaging effect on neighbouring properties then measures must be taken to keep them safe from damage.
In this case the contractor has fixed pairs of steel walers to the exposed wall and inserted tie bolts into the building.
These houses in Amsterdam have a deep and complicated excavation project going on in the roadway next to them.
Again the contractor has stiffened them up with external supports, this time timber which tie bolt through the walls.
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