Subsidence costs the social housing sector £30m per year
The cost of subsidence With the changing climate, the past two years have seen an upsurge in subsidence affecting housing in the UK and this trend will continue. With 2.5 million properties, Housing Association’s require a fast solution that mitigates the need for properties to remain vacant or tenants decanting. In 2018-19 the government reported […]
Meet the Team with Ashley Gierth
Name: Ashley Gierth Company Role: UK Rail Director Favourite quote: “May you sail the sea of ambition and land on the shores of success” Your top 3 favourite Podcasts/Books? Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway (Dr. Susan Jeffers) The Quiet Soldier (Adam Ballinger) White Ghost (Shaun Hutson) What is something your customers have to […]
How Should you choose a Subsidence Contractor?
With so many options for contractors and methods of solving subsidence issues, it’s important to understand how to make the best possible decision when it comes to handling your settlement or subsidence issue. Your decision ultimately should be based on your specific situation and the recommendations of your consulting engineers. While making your decision, here […]
How uneven warehouse floors can damage forklifts
Forklifts and other material handling equipment are vital in many operations, so making sure you choose the right equipment for the needs of your business is an important first step. But is your site optimised for them, too? A quality of a site’s flooring is commonly overlooked. Your warehouse floor is critical for keeping products […]
How to sell a home with subsidence
The Times recently published an article about selling a home with subsidence. A concerned homeowner contacted the publication, with their worry, “A neighbour’s tree has caused subsidence to my property: this is the second time this has happened. The first time was about 12 years ago: they cut down the offending tree and left […]
What is Heave?
Heave is the phenomenon of the soil beneath a property expanding and pushing the ground upwards, which can cause structural damage to a building. Ground heave is the opposite of subsidence, which is when the ground sinks. This guide tells you all you need to know about heave. What causes heave? Heave is usually the […]