• Company
  • Residential
  • (September 4, 2020)

Using Met Office Data to predict subsidence events

For decades insurers have seen occasional yearly spikes in subsidence claims. These spikes typically follow major dry weather events and have happened once or twice a decade. To help predict whether a particular year will have a high number of subsidence claims, insurers and subsidence solutions providers look at weather data – the common data […]

  • Company
  • (July 13, 2020)

Geobear donates to the Trussell Trust, London and The Hope Centre, St Helens

The Trussell Trust is a nationwide network of food banks and they provide emergency food and support to people locked in poverty. They also campaign for change to end the need for food banks in the UK. News reports confirm that UK food banks faced record demand as the coronavirus pandemic unfolded. The economy was […]

  • Company
  • Residential
  • (July 9, 2020)

Lockdown Summer, the ideal time to renovate your home

In these unprecedented times, it will be a very different Summer to what we are accustomed to. In previous years most of our time is spent counting the days down until our Summer holidays. Government advice is changing all the time, but holidays abroad or in the UK will be limited due to the current […]

  • Company
  • Residential
  • (July 2, 2020)

Understanding Subsidence

What causes Subsidence?  Think Jelly and marbles in a jar! Cohesive soil – Clay – Think jelly – Very fine platelets: 10,000 clay particles make up the thickness of a 10p coin (2mm) and the molecular forces hold water within their structure (cohesive) Non Cohesive soil – Granular soil; Gravel and Sand – Think marbles […]

  • Commercial
  • Company
  • (June 25, 2020)

The in and out job, slabs relevelled overnight

Interview with our Commercial Manager for the North, Norman Saint. Tell us about yourself and your role at Geobear. I have worked with Geobear for over 14 years. I began my career here as an Electrician, then moved into a Technician role with the Operations team. I enjoyed my time on the trucks, it gave […]

  • Company
  • Engineering
  • (June 19, 2020)

What is a Soil Investigation?

Information obtained about ground conditions will influence our engineering design in terms of developing an appropriate design and to remediate the subsidence issue you may face. In principle, a soil or ground investigation is a way to determine the condition of the ground. This information is used in conjunction with findings from a wider site […]

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