Remedial Shire piling

Remedial Shire piling systems provide solid support to the foundations of buildings affected by subsidence.

This efficient and economical foundation stabilisation method is ideal for sites with restricted access and for virtually any soil type. The micro-piles cause minimal disruption to the building fabric and indeed to its occupants, who can usually continue their normal daily life while the work is carried out. We’ll get the work done quickly and efficiently, with little disturbance, no fuss and no need to use tracked vehicles that might damage gardens and outdoor spaces.  And of course, on completion we’ll give you your 10-year guarantee for the work done.

Call your local Shire piling experts on 01977 604014 today!
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Shire Quickbase Foundations

Quickbase is a unique foundation system which revolutionises the construction of conservatories and other lightweight structures.

Quickbase rests on helical screw piles, removing the need for heavy, concrete foundations. The piles support a framework of lightweight plastic ground beam which are then filled with a specially formulated non-shrink grout to produce a very strong, composite beam. This robust framework is then fitted with a pre-manufactured, damp-proof floor slab onto which the inner wall of the conservatory is built.

QuickBase is the number one solution for guaranteed, high quality foundations that give the homeowner complete peace of mind.

For real expertise in Shire Quickbase foundations, call your friendly team at FSH today on 01977 604 014.
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Structural Crack repairs

Cracks in walls are usually caused by structural movement attributable to temperature variations, chemical reactions, age deterioration or changes in the moisture content of either the brickwork or the ground beneath it. Once a wall has fractured it is no longer a secure structural unit.

However, our FSH specialists can repair structural cracks with techniques that boost the masonry’s tensile, flexural and shear strength.

Before fractured walls can be repaired, our teams of specialist technicians  will identify and cure the cause of any fractures. Our teams can then proceed with any sub-structure repairs (typically an insured risk) or superstructure reinforcement for above-ground defects (usually an uninsured risk), including fitting helical tie bars in epoxy resin to bind the structure securely together.

These repairs are critically important to the building’s safety and integrity and demand professional attention: FSH offers all the expertise and advice you could need, so why not give our friendly team a call on 01977 604014
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Subsidence repairs

When ground movement damages the fabric of a building, restoring the structure’s integrity is an urgent priority. We are happy to work with your own appointed engineers or to bring in our trusted partnersto make sure that the process is speedy and seamless. In cases of severe damage, it’s sometimes essential to take down the cracked brickwork and rebuild it. In less serious cases, brickwork can be repaired by injecting resins into the cracks. This extremely strong resin ‘glue’ bonds the brickwork back together again: in fact our professional specialists produce joints that are often even stronger than the original brickwork.

Our FSH expert teams offer a variety of subsidence repairs for your property’s brickwork and concrete, including steel reinforcements to the masonry which are locked into place using super-strong resins. And of course, because you’re dealing with FSH professionals, every repair carries an insurance-backed guarantee.

If you’re worried about subsidence problems, call us on 01977 604 014.
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Traditional Underpinning

Our specialist teams at FSH have been stabilising properties for more than 20 years. We’re experts in traditional underpinning for existing buildings, as well as new piled foundations  

Our teams also assess and provides design solutions for traditional underpinning and ‘pad and beam’ solutions for subsidence damage, always tailoring our service to your particular needs.

We always offer unbiased advice where there are viable alternative methods suitable for a particular contract.

FSH’s traditional underpinning contracts range from bay windows to complete terraces, apartment blocks and commercial and public premises. We can provide:
  • solution design and engineering drawings
  • building regulations consent
  • traditional pad & beam underpinning
  • new foundations, drainage and retaining wall construction
  • complete superstructure repair and redecoration service.

Give us a call on 01977 604014 to talk through your structural concerns with our friendly expert advisers.
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Our other areas of expertise that may interest you for your next project

See our full list of expertise >
Remedial Shire piling
Solid support to the foundations of buildings affected by subsidence.

Shire Quickbase Foundations
For the construction of conservatories and other lightweight structures.

Structural Crack repairs
Our FSH specialists can repair structural cracks with unique techniques.