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UNDERPINNING


 

Belowground Limited is a family operated piling, underpinning and foundation contractor with more than 25 years’ industry experience. From our head office in Exeter, and our branches in London and Bristol, our highly trained and experienced team members are able to provide customers across the UK with a variety of underpinning techniques for subsidence.

Our expertise and specialist engineering capabilities enable us to offer you the most economical and appropriate underpinning solutions for your construction project, regardless of size. No job is too large or too small for us to undertake.

Over the many years that we’ve been carrying underpinning works for customers across the country, we have performed work for many major insurance companies, as well as numerous Local Authorities, and can proudly offer a 12 year insurance backed guarantee on all the underpinning work we carry out.

What is Underpinning?

Underpinning is the process of strengthening the foundation of a structure, usually a building, and there are a variety of underpinning methods that can be employed to achieve this, including mass concrete underpinning, mini-piled underpinning, beam and base underpinning, and expanding resin injection underpinning.

There are a number of reasons as to why underpinning foundations may be required, including the purpose for which the structure is used has changed, the foundation is no longer strong or stable enough to bear the load of the structure, there’s a need to increase the load capacity of the existing foundations so as to support the load of an additional storey added to the structure, and stabilisation of foundation is required because of erosion or other soil related issues.

How much does underpinning cost?

The cost of underpinning depends on a variety of important factors that will need to be taken into account in order to provide you with a quotation. These factors include the underpinning techniques employed on the project, the size of your project and the number of underpinning specialists required to carry it out, the materials used, and other relevant factors.

However, once our underpinning experts have viewed your site, they will be able to provide you with an obligation free quotation. To find out more about our underpinning services or to arrange for an underpinning specialist to view your site and provide you with a quote, get in touch with Belowground Ltd today. 

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