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All you need to know about underpinning

All you need to know about underpinning

In last month’s post, we took a look at the issue of subsidence and settlement, and while we covered a lot, we didn’t quite cover everything. And so, as promised, we’re back to take a look at some remedial solutions that are available if you’re...
What is subsidence? Is it different to settlement?

What is subsidence? Is it different to settlement?

Last month, we took a look at the different types of building surveys and the situations in which you might want to use them. Surveys are often popular with people who own, who are buying or who are otherwise involved in property, and this week’s topic is no...
An Introduction to Building Surveys

An Introduction to Building Surveys

Part of what we want to do at LSY is to demystify the construction industry and to make it as easy as possible for our clients to understand the work that we do. In my last post, I talked about the different types of temporary works and when they should be the used....
Temporary Works: Everything You Need to Know

Temporary Works: Everything You Need to Know

I often find that people are so focused on the final building that they forget about the work in progress. But despite that, there’s a significant number of temporary structures that are required throughout the construction process to make sure that the final...