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Why Do Self-builds Often go Over Budget?

Building your own house is amazing and will provide you with many more options but this also makes it easy to go over budget. It’s easy to add extras here and there but before long you will be chipping into your funds and…

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How to Plan a Home Extension

Are you in need of extra space? Whether you’ve expanded your family, are sick of constant clutter or are struggling to find some peace and quiet, many of us could do with some extra room in our homes.

A home extension is one of the…

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Three Common Problems With DIY Foundations and Underpinning

Many homeowners love DIY. Often, DIY jobs can be cheaper than paying for a professional service - but unfortunately, there are some things that should simply be left to the professionals, and this includes foundations and underpinning.

Attempting to lay your own foundation…

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The Advantages of an Underpinning System

In construction, underpinning is the process of strengthening the foundation of a building. Additional support is laid below ground level to strengthen the existing foundations, helping to preserve the structural integrity of any building.

For anyone outside of the industry, underpinning can be a somewhat…

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Five Home Extension Interior Design Tips For 2021

Extending your home is an exciting project. Whether you want a bigger kitchen, a brand new extra bedroom or some extra space to set up a home office, extending your property is a great way to create extra living space without having to…

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How Can a Piling Company Help With Your Construction Project?

Piling, underpinning and foundations are essential parts of any building. But, did you know what the company you hire for this part of the project can also help in other ways? An experienced team can provide tailored solutions no matter…

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Screw Piles and Other Methods For Factoring Sustainability Into Building Foundation

It’s no secret that the building and construction industry uses a huge amount of energy and creates large amounts of waste. This means that it is one of the biggest contributors to climate change. However, although the construction industry does…

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Everything You Need to Know Before Building Your Own Home: From Choosing a Location to Laying Foundations

Almost everyone has a vision of what their ideal home would look like, whether it’s a traditional country cottage or a sprawling modern build with walls built of glass. The popularity of programmes like…

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A Piling Contractors' Guide To Architecture in Exeter

Below Ground has bases in London, Bristol and Devon’s beautiful Exeter. As piling contractors, we know a thing or two about the stunning beauty of historic architecture. We’re lucky enough to be based in three of the greatest cities in the UK -…

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Four Services You Require When Building Your Own Home

Building your own home is a big challenge but the end results make it all worthwhile. With complete control over the design and construction, you can turn your ideas into a reality by building the perfect home. But, to ensure that everything…

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