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We are taking a short break prior to the lead up to Christmas. If you would like to contact us please send us an email and we will get back to you shortly. Thanks!

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Holidays - To all our valued clients, we are closed over the Christmas - New Year period from the 20th of December 2016 until the 8th of January 2017. If you would like to book our services, please leave an email on our website contact form including your contact details and we will contact you as soon as we return to discuss your requirements. Thankyou.
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Potential Issues Identified in Soil Testing – Bearing Capacity. - Site soil tests identify issues such as reduced bearing capacity, a problem in many parts of Brisbane.
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Why do I need a Soil Test? - In the early 1990’s, rules were introduced to ensure that every new building and extension or development project would have a soil test and site classification completed prior to construction. Prior to this there had been increasing concern regarding construction standards of footings and foundations as numbers of defective houses steadily increased. A lack of knowledge and consideration for local site conditions resulted in poorly designed slabs and footings which intrurn resulted in damage to building structures over time. In the past damage to structures due to site soil conditions has varied from minor to sever and in the worst cases led to buildings being demolished due to safety concerns. Australian Standards hence created the AS 2870 site classification standard to limit building damage due to site movement and provide a set of standardised foundation designs particular to certain site parameters. In the case where potentially hazardous site conditions are identified during
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Yes! We are open over the Christmas and New Year period.
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