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In recent years, property prices have gone through the roof, putting the option of moving home beyond the reach of many families, even if they desperately need the space. A far cheaper solution is to extend your existing home, and basement extension has really started...

For most people, scaffolding is just scaffolding. It surrounds buildings of all types and sizes that are being built, repaired and demolished and, at a distance, it all looks much the same. That’s far from the truth. There are many kinds of scaffolds, each type...

Whether you’re constructing a new building or strengthening an existing one, strong foundations are essential. However, especially if you’re underpinning in a built-up area, you’ll also want to achieve this with a minimum of disruption and nuisance. In both respects, the ideal solution is often...

If you ask whether you legally require scaffolding for a given job, you’ll get half a dozen self-styled experts each giving you a different answer. The regulations aren’t always precise, but understanding them will give you a firm guideline to what’s needed. When Is Scaffolding Required? The...

If your home or commercial property is having problems with subsidence, you may be advised that one of the solutions to remedy this is piling. Perhaps you have questions like why piling is required, how does piling work and how to do piled foundations work,...

Most construction jobs require scaffolding, whether the work involves repair, improvement, demolition or new building. Working above ground-level without it would be not only impractical, but also unacceptably dangerous. There are numerous types of scaffolding. Up to a point, each job needs to be individually...

There are many reasons to consider when looking at home underpinning and why the foundations of a house may need to be strengthened through this process. Not all are due to subsidence, but that’s the most common cause. Underpinning can significantly improve your home if...

Of the various ways to strengthen a building’s foundation, piling is the most versatile. Piles come in a wide range of types, but in recent years mini pile have increasingly become the most popular choice, especially for domestic properties. Piling Piling is used for projects from building...