Subsidence Repair & Underpinning
What it subsidence?
Subsidence can be described as the motion of a the Earth’s surface as it shifts downward relative to a fixed point. The opposite of subsidence is uplift. Subsidence can cause structural damage to homes and property which can leave homeowners stressed, anxious or worried.
One of the key indicators of subsidence causing structural damage is diagonal or horizontal cracks in a walls, doors starting to stick, or drains blocking.
How can we help?
You will have peace of mind when you choose Manning’s as your subsidence repair contractor. We are experts in the field of subsidence repair. We will investigate the cause of your structural damage and design and construct the underpinning and remedial works solution if required. All works are carried out in-house, therefore maintaining our systems and reputation for quality workmanship and excellent communication with our clients while delivering projects on time and most importantly within budget.
If you feel that you have subsidence or you’re just looking for some information about subsidence, than you can contact us by phone or email and we will be more than willing to assist you.
Make Manning’s your first call and we will take the stress out of your subsidence issues.
What is underpinning?
Underpinning is the process of strengthening and stabilising a foundation of an existing building. Underpinning can also be used to extend foundations to deeper depths if required for special construction projects, like reducing floor / ground levels or retrofitting basements in existing buildings
There are many different underpinning solutions. It is important that the correct underpinning solution is adopted for each particular situation. When dealing with subsidence repair projects it is very important to determine the cause of the subsidence so that you can design the correct underpinning solution.
Various underpinning techniques that we carry out are: