What is Shoring and Types of Shoring used Construction
Shoring Can be defined as the process of supporting , temporarily, a structure, building, , or trench with shores (props) in order to prevent it from collapsing during the construction or repair. Shoring comes from timber, a shore, or metal prop. Shoring may be horizontal, vertical or angled.
Shoring can be used when the walls crack or when walls bulge out due to uneven settlement of foundation. Proper repairs must be undertaken to the cracked wall, when an adjacent structure needs pulling down when openings must be newly enlarged or made into a wall.
Types of Shoring
Shores may be of the following types:
- Raking Shores
- Flying Shores
- Dead Shores