Underpinning is the technique of extending the foundations of a structure down to a depth where they can provide the correct support outside the influence of low bearing capacity soils or moisture sensitive clays.
Association of Specialist Underpinning Contractors (ASUC+)
ASUC is an independent trade association originally formed by a number of leading underpinning contractors to promote professional and technical competence within the subsidence industry. As an ASUC+ member Stress UK provides clients with the highest standards of remedial foundation repairs. Contracts are carried out to extremely high health and safety standards imposed by ASUC.
Piece of mind – guaranteed
Through ASUC+ your project will be protect by a robust defects insurance policy giving your client the benefit of a guarantee on all the works including the structural repairs and drainage.
Types of underpinning:
- Mass reinforced concrete
- Piled raft and beam
- Screw pile
- ReFORCE permeation piling and ground strengthening.