How Agricultural Drains Wreck Houses

Agricultural drains (also known as ag pipes, agi pipes, soakage drains and slotted pipes) are sometimes used by homeowners and engineers to improve house drainage.

Sometimes agricultural drains are used to fix slab heave and reduce cracking in houses.

However if agricultural drains are specified or built incorrectly, they can easily be the cause of uncontrolled movement and cracking in your house.
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Happy New Year from Cornell Engineers

Happy New Year

Cornell Engineer’s office is open for 2017.

Happy New Year.

We had a wonderful holiday and we’re looking forward to helping however we can in 2017.

Contact Us or Get a Quote today.

Thank You

We’d like to take this opportunity to thank our wonderful clients, associates, friends and industry colleagues.

We’re privileged to be working in such a wonderful industry at such an exciting time.

A big thank you also goes to the wonderful staff of our Brisbane office. Andrew, Isabella and Wesley. I’m very proud to work with you.

Stay tuned for some exciting news about new staff members joining us this year.

Five Questions with Keperra Home Renovator Lerissa

We love a good home renovation project – but even more so, we love to meet the people behind a good home renovation project.

Today we caught up with Lerissa and asked her five questions as she embarks on a home renovation project in Keperra, Brisbane.

Why did you decide to extend/renovate?

We bought our home in 2002 just prior to Brisbane’s housing boom. We love our tiny mortgage, but we have found ourselves at a cross-road now that our children are almost teenagers – do we move to a bigger home that better meets our needs [and deal with the bigger mortgage] or do we renovate to make better use of the space we have? Continue reading Five Questions with Keperra Home Renovator Lerissa