Monthly Archives: May 2017

What to Consider When Choosing a Building Foundation

Written on May 26, 2017 at 1:26 pm, by

Foundations are a necessary component in spreading the load of a building safely across the ground. There are several factors that you ought to consider when determining the type of foundation you are going to build upon. These factors can vary from the condition of the ground to the structure of the building to nearby  Continue Reading »

What are Grillages?

Written on May 18, 2017 at 10:36 am, by

Grillages are a flexible and eco-friendly foundation solution. They are used when groups of piles are necessary as an alternative to concrete and are often used at the foot of a column when weighty structural loads are required to be transferred to a soil of low bearing capacity. Grillages work particularly well if the ground  Continue Reading »

The Disadvantages of Concrete Foundations

Written on May 9, 2017 at 2:10 pm, by

The foundations of our homes and other buildings are vital to the safety and longevity of the structure. In fact, the quality of your home heavily relies on the right foundations and, without correct planning and construction, there may be very serious and dangerous consequences. There are several different options for structural foundations, including concrete  Continue Reading »

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