Foundation Maintenance Guide

Foundation Maintenance guide

Welcome to the Foundation Maintenance Guide, your essential resource for safeguarding your property’s foundation. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore practical tips and strategies to protect and maintain your foundation, ensuring the long-term stability and integrity of your valuable investment.   Protecting Your Property’s Foundation   1. Gutters and Downpipes Ensure all gutters and downpipes […]

Calculation process for grout block system

Grout block system

The calculation for designing a grout block system involves several steps to ensure that the system provides adequate support and stability to the foundation of a structure. Here’s an overview of the key components of the calculation process:   1. Foundation Assessment Conduct a thorough assessment of the existing foundation, including its type (e.g., shallow […]

How clay soils influence foundation stability

Clay soils, with their unique properties, wield significant influence over the stability of foundations. In this article, we explore the intricate relationship between clay soils and foundation stability, shedding light on the factors that engineers and builders must consider to ensure resilient and enduring structures.   Understanding Clay-Classified Soils Clay-classified soils, characterised by their fine […]

What is chemical grout Injection used for?

Exploring the Versatility of Chemical Grout Injection   Chemical grout injection is a versatile and widely employed construction technique used for a multitude of purposes. This method involves injecting a specialised mixture, known as grout, into the ground to stabilise soil, strengthen foundations, seal leaks, and address various other construction and infrastructure challenges. In this […]

The Importance of Underpinning in Perth

Introduction Perth, the vibrant capital city of Western Australia, is renowned for its stunning landscapes, modern architecture, and thriving economy. As the city continues to grow and evolve, the importance of underpinning becomes increasingly evident in maintaining the structural integrity of its buildings and infrastructure. Underpinning is a crucial process used to strengthen and stabilise […]

Soil Stabilisation and Retention System Explained

What Is Soil Stabilisation & Retention Systems? Soil stabilisation and retention refer to techniques and methods used to improve the strength and stability of the soil, particularly in construction projects where the soil needs to support structures, roads or other heavy loads.  At CGI Solutions, we have vast experience in ground improvements. As experts in […]

The Different Types Of Footings Commonly Used In Australia

The Importance Of Footings When it comes to building, getting the design of the foundations right from the beginning is arguably one of the most critical aspects to your design because it can either make or break your building.   A strong foundation is required for a building to stand and survive for generations to come. […]

Underpinning: The Foundation Solution That Works

The Importance of Underpinning In order to understand underpinning, it’s important to understand what we mean by the foundation and why it makes a good solution.   The foundation is the base upon which a building or structure is constructed. It is the lower part of the building that is in direct contact with the […]

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