Groundwork & Foundations Question

How much would it cost to expose the foundations of a single storey extension?

A building survey has recommended it as there are internal and external cracks on the extension which is only a single brick.

5 Answers

Best Answer

Normally to assess the depth of your existing foundations, a couple of trial pits would be required, probably on the corners, your surveyor should advise you.
Basically you dig down the side of your foundations and to the bottom of concrete.
Probably wont take a day, but you will have to allow for a days money, maybe 2 men, cost will depend on where you live.

Answered 23rd May 2011

B J D BUILDING/ROOFING

Member since 29 Oct 2008

About £150 to 200 pound. Its about a days dig for two.

Answered 23rd May 2011

A.T.Brickwork

Member since 7 Apr 2009

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hi would cost as a straight forward job about £10 a square meter

Answered 23rd May 2011

SA REINFORCEMENT

Member since 6 Mar 2010

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Would not cost alot, get down to b@q s get yourself a shovel and get digging. would not take long to expose the footing.

Answered 23rd May 2011

ace plastering & building services

Member since 5 Jan 2009

post the job on the job section of this site

Answered 23rd May 2011

substructure

Member since 7 Jun 2008

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