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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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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 -…

Read more: A Piling Contractors' Guide To Architecture in Exeter




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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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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Top‌ ‌Questions‌ ‌to‌ ‌Ask‌ ‌Your‌ ‌Foundation‌ ‌

Contractor‌ ‌

Foundations‌ ‌are‌ ‌one‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌most‌ ‌important‌ ‌parts‌ ‌of‌ ‌a‌ ‌build.‌ ‌Without‌ ‌a‌ ‌good‌ ‌base,‌ ‌you‌ ‌could‌ ‌run‌ ‌into‌ ‌

serious‌ ‌problems‌ ‌later‌ ‌down‌ ‌the‌ ‌line‌ ‌that‌ ‌could‌ ‌get‌ ‌pricey.‌ ‌The‌ ‌key‌ ‌is‌ ‌to‌ ‌do‌ ‌a‌ ‌little‌ ‌research‌ ‌and‌ ‌find‌ ‌an‌…

Read more: Top‌ ‌Questions‌ ‌to‌ ‌Ask‌ ‌Your‌ ‌Foundation‌ ‌ Contractor‌ ‌




A Guide to Subsidence: Telltale Signs and How to Deal With It

Your property’s foundations may be out of sight, but if you start to experience signs of subsidence, they certainly won’t be out of mind. There are some terms and phrases that fill property owners with a sense of panic…

Read more: A Guide to Subsidence: Telltale Signs and How to Deal With It




As one of the oldest professions in the world, it’s fair to say that construction is also one of the most respected and revered. The construction industry plays a vital role in the development of every country across the globe - and has done for centuries! Without the construction industry,…

Read more: Why is the Construction Industry So Important?




For many people, building their own home for their family is a lifelong dream. Many people are attracted to the idea of designing their own small piece of the world from scratch instead of purchasing a pre-existing property. While the thought of designing and building a house may seem somewhat…

Read more: Four Fantastic Reasons to Build a New Home




It’s no secret that a building’s foundations are one of its most important structural elements. For this reason, keeping them in good condition is vital to the structural stability of a building. This is also important for houses, but many homeowners ignore the signs of foundation damage until there’s a…

Read more: Who Can Inspect and Repair My House’s Foundations?




Why is Underpinning So Important?

Solid foundations are essential when constructing any building or structure, but if these foundations need extra strength or stability, a process of underpinning may be necessary.

Underpinning involves excavating soil from beneath existing foundations and replacing it with a stronger material such as concrete or…

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