When it comes to your home, foundation problems can be a major headache. Not only are they unsightly, but they can also lead to more serious structural issues if left untreated. That’s why it’s important to know the signs of a foundation problem and when you should call in a professional for help. One solution that is often used to stabilize a foundation is underpinning.
What Is Underpinning?
Underpinning is the process of extending or strengthening the foundation of an existing structure. This is done by installing piles or posts that extend deeper into the ground than the original foundation. With underpinning, your home will have a more stable foundation that can better support the weight of the structure.
When do you need underpinning?
The first signs to look for are:
Your next move:
We can then arrange a site inspection and visit. We are then able give a you free, a written quote for the carrying out of the necessary underpinning work. This quote is subject to an Engineers Report and recommendations. If the quote is acceptable an Engineer is engaged for a full report.