Underpinning

Underpinning from Techniblock

By: Techniblock  02-Mar-2011
Keywords: Underpinning, House Repairs, Bored Piers

“Underpinning” is the process we use to reinstate support to buildings that have suffered structural distress from the failure of the existing foundations. This failure can occur as a result of many external influences, but the most common are shrinkage of the clay foundation soils due to drying effect of trees, droughts, change of drainage patterns, etc., or softening of the foundation soils due to blocked or broken drains, which in some cases can be the subject of insurance claims.

Keywords: Bored Piers, House Repairs, Underpinning

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