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Can you use piling foundations in water?Below Ground Blog Image Water Piling Foundations 1

Published: 31st January 2017

As you are probably aware, piling entails the driving of piles into the earth below ground level, pile foundations are then used to strengthen the soil which will support the weight load of the building erected on top of…

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Steel Bearing vs Timber Piles

Published: 30th December 2016

Timber piles have been around for a lot longer than their steel counterparts; in fact, they have been used for thousands of years and in parts of the world where cheap timber is in plentiful supply, they are still often the preferred…

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How Piling Works

Published: 30th November 2016

The simplest way to explain what piling is, to somebody with no prior knowledge of construction industry techniques, is to describe it as a type of deep foundation: a foundation that larger buildings usually need, to ensure they have adequate support. This is of course,…

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Do I Need Foundation Piling for My Extension? 

If you’re planning to add an extension to your current home, you’ll have to ascertain what type of foundation will be needed to accommodate your project. But how do you determine whether you require a traditional or deep…

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How to Choose the Best Piling Contractor

When building a large structure, you need to have an incredibly solid foundation. That’s what pilings are for. By setting up deep foundations with columned support, piling contractorsmake it possible to build everything from supermarkets and apartment complexes to storied…

Read more: What to look for in a piling contractor?




What Is Screw Piling?

Screw piles are often used on sites where there is a need to install deep foundations with a minimum of noise or vibration. This could be because of the proximity of a site to a residential neighbourhood, where the contractor wishes to…

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Why is Piling Needed?

Used mainly in the construction of commercial and industrial buildings, piling helps to provide support to new structures when the soil near the surface is simply too weak to support the load in question or when the structures are so massive that extra…

Read more: Why Is Piling Needed In Foundation Construction?




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