Foundation piling / underpinning

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Dce Global Limited
Foundation piling / underpinning in Greater London, HA2 8BY
We Do Properties
Foundation piling / underpinning in Bournemouth, BH11 8AH
Smart Space Construction Ltd
Foundation piling / underpinning in London, UB5 4HH
Bob Spark
Foundation piling / underpinning in London, N16 5PT
Foundation piling / underpinning in Romford, RM2 6LA
Foundation piling / underpinning in Grays, RM16 6RW
Kp Building Contractors Limited
Foundation piling / underpinning in Hayes, UB3 2DP
Athena Management Ltd
Foundation piling / underpinning in Sutton, SM1 4LS
Almera Technical Services Ltd
Foundation piling / underpinning in London, E6 3RX
0800 Group Multi Trade Specialist
Foundation piling / underpinning in Glasgow, G2 4JR
Laithwaite Homes
Foundation piling / underpinning in Chigwell, IG7 5PS
Hive Of London
Foundation piling / underpinning in Coulsdon, CR5 2PQ

Latest Foundation piling / underpinning Reviews

18 Nov 2017
Starox limited did a fantastic job. He was very friendly and did things very efficiently. Very happy with his work.
Skyline Roofing
16 Nov 2017
Kevin and Michael , 2 charmers, supplied an extremely good service even pointing out other problems and giving advice. I would recommend them and have even asked fora quote for another job
A Stewart Building Services
16 Nov 2017
Professional and quick service. The room was left in very good condition and I am happy with the work done.
Foundations Up Construction Ltd
14 Nov 2017
A very good service from quote to completion of the job. Will use again if the need arises.

Hiring a tradesman for foundation piling or underpinning

No building can last without a strong foundation, and no foundations can last if they are poorly maintained. For foundation piling or underpinning getting an expert tradesman is crucial. Finding the right tradesmen for your job in your local area is much easier through Plentific. With a website that generates bespoke contact lists based on a user’s location and needs, Plentific not only makes finding options easier but also helps you compare them with quick access to customer ratings and reviews. Best of all, each and every job booked via Plentific will be covered by the Plentific Guarantee.

What do you need to know about foundation piling or underpinning?

If your building requires deep foundation, expert and professional advice is an absolute necessity. The consequences of a poorly done job will be dire - each of your tradesmen will have to meticulously follow planning and safety procedures. ‘Piling’ refers to installing piles, a vertical structure element of deep foundations, while ‘underpinning’ refers to strengthening existing foundations. This could be necessary if the use of the building has changed, the properties of the soil has been altered, and so on. Underpinning is far more economical than installing entirely new foundations. Work of this kind requires heavy machinery, so ensure as much as possible that your site has no access issues. Before piling or underpinning work can begin, a structural engineer will need to assess the situation, usually by drilling a trial hole. You will likely need building regulations approval, and will also need an environmental surveyor to advise you on your best options. Obviously, this kind of work is a great undertaking and as such quotes will be for several thousands of pounds. However, getting a basic assessment can often be free of charge. Given the danger of work like this, and the consequences that will occur if the work is done poorly, it is crucial that you do a thorough examination of your tradesman’s experience, qualifications and feedback.