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What to Expect if You Don’t Have your Foundations Repaired

With foundations, you should never neglect to repair it as it can cause a lot of issues. If it becomes apparent that you are experiencing issues with the foundation, then it might be time for a foundation repair.

Here are just…

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The History of Pile Foundation

Even though pile foundations are an essential part of construction projects, it also possesses a rich history that has evolved over the years. Although the primary purpose of providing a strong and sturdy foundation has always been the same, the use of different materials and technology…

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Five Impressive Pieces of UK Architecture

In the UK, we are by no means short of impressive architecture. From different cathedrals to University buildings, some of the buildings in the UK are amongst the world’s most impressive.

We have compiled a list of interesting pieces of architecture in the UK that…

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What is Pile Integrity Testing?

Pile integrity testing can be used to assess the condition of piles or shafts in a structure. A pile is a slender element driven into the ground. Because they are underground, it is hard to know their integrity. Pile integrity tests are a solution to…

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The Benefits of Domestic Foundation Contractors

If you’re looking for the first step in a new build or a house-expanding extension, it is important to look for a professional and experienced foundation contractor to get the job started.

Belowgroundhas built a reputation as one of the country’s premier residential foundation companies.…

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The Four Types of Materials Excavated in Construction

Excavation is an important part of any construction project. Whether you’re constructing a commercial or residential building, a roadway or a bridge, excavation is an important piece of the construction puzzle.

Excavated Materials

Using different tools and techniques to move soil, rock, and other…

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What’s Piling, Anyway?

Piling is the process of inserting structural piles into the ground, to create a foundation that provides greater balance and strength to a structure. Buried deep into the soil, the piles transfer the load weight to the solid ground below, offering healthier stability. Cost-effective and proven to…

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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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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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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…

Read more: Three Common Problems With DIY Foundations and Underpinning





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