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Meet our Structural Engineers

Posted on January 13, 2018 by Amy

Meet our structural engineers. Come to our offices and discuss your project with as much free coffee and biscuits as you like, we have a nice meeting room available.

Are you in a dire need to construct a new building, basement, extension, loft conversions, party wall monitoring, and as well as renovations of old structures? But you are literarily confused about the next step to take, it is always imperative you seek an expert advice to put you through, you need not worry, however seeking expert advice is the most considerate thing to do. Construction does not seem simple and easy as people speculate, mostly by individuals who have little or no knowledge of the construction industry.
Construction can be very an expensive and challenging process even though it is a nice investment to venture in. Without receiving expert advice from a knowledgeable structural engineer your construction may end up in complete failure. It is of great importance to notify a construction company of the project on time about 6 weeks before the commencement of the project. This will allow the construction company take the necessary structural calculations or structural survey costs to ascertain the money required. So that they can be enough time for the team to design, plan and also to get materials needed on ground before the show time.
At Structural Engineering Services we have an A list of structural engineer, structural surveyor, Structural engineer architect with over 20 years of experience we have been working with who are focused and committed to giving you the best you ever imagine. Based in Staines you can walk up to our office to discuss further your construction project with us without paying. Yes, you heard me free of charge.
Outlined below are the reasons why you should contact us before embarking on your project.
Qualification and experience: We employ services of engineers that are accredited and belong to a professional body. Our seasoned engineers have handled a lot of projects with 100% success rate.
Constituent alignment: Most successful construction projects do not come too easy it requires effort, time, resource and expertise. However, the size of the project does not matter be it a new building, basement, extension, swimming pool the client, architects, and contractor are key players to ensure the defined project strategy meets the required outcome.
Pitfall avoidance: Every construction project has a set goals and objectives that need to be achieved. Even during the course of the construction project we still get in touch with our client to make sure we are in shape and getting it all done as discussed. This is done to prevent construction problems during or after the project.
Proper timing and budget management: We ensure we meet deadlines as agreed. Budget is critical in every construction project all expense made are well documented for transparency.
These are some of the cogent reasons why you should visit our office. This will allow smooth transition during the course of the project. Don’t hesitate anymore contact us by email or phone to book an appointment.

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Structural Home Renovations

Posted on August 5, 2017 by Admin

Structural Home Renovations

Every year, thousands of London home owners undertake successful home renovation/extension projects. Some are even motivated by the need for an extension, or save on moving costs. Others just want to renovate their older homes to meet up with the latest trend in home construction. And in some cases, homeowners decide to renovate in order to boost their property’s value ahead of a sale. For investors, renovating or extension may be an opportunity to improve the value of their asset and make more profit on sale, or it may mean being able to receive a higher rent.

If you are thinking of basement excavation or design or conversion, loft conversion, extension, home renovation and wall removal, you need to be sure that it is stable and safe. To carry out this structural home renovation, you will need to consult with a structural engineer.

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What You Need to Know about Structural Engineers and Home renovation or Extension

A structural engineer is crucial for any home renovation project. This is due to the important role they play. Structural engineers ensure that the home renovation or extension is structurally sound and this is done by designing all the structural elements to be stable and sound, such as load bearing walls, foundations, footings and beams. Also, they will first supervise the actual building before the renovation or extension in order to be certain that any necessary corrections are carried out and also to ensure that the building is done to standard. They can order work to be re-done or fixed if there is a need for that. Structural engineers will work on something as simple as a garage, basement conversion, right through to a large second storey addition or even more complicated home renovation.

Generally, the structural engineer will work hand in hand with other professionals like your architect and other engineers, particularly during the design phase. You can hire the structural engineer on your own, but if your home renovation or extension is being done by a company that specializes in home renovation, they will definitely have a structural engineer, or arrange for a structural engineer themselves.

Structural Home Renovation Protects the Homeowner

One of the major reasons why building codes have been written is to protect homeowners from substandard structural work. This is because badly done structural home renovation (and new construction) puts the homeowner’s life and possession at risk. This implies that badly done structural home renovation can easily collapse, cause great injury to people in the home and also damage their house & possessions.

On the other side, when structural home renovation is done well, it can actually improve a house. These improvements may include a more open and spacious interior; a more useable floor plan; brighter and more visually appealing interiors and exterior spaces; a more unified; more living space and coherent appearance and greatly improved functionality.

Through our unmatched structural home renovation, many of our London home renovation clients have actually improved their homes and their lives. Please take a look at our portfolio most of the photos that you see on display involved structural home renovation.

Contact us for your structural home renovation and all your structural engineering services in and around London.




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Strengthening Timber Floor

Posted on February 4, 2016 by Amy

These timber floors have been strengthened because of reconfiguring the interior walls. We reinforced these timber floors by doubling the joists and bolting them together followed by installing insulation ready for the redesign of the upstairs of this London property.

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Request a free quote today and we can discuss options such as reinforcing timber floors for your property.

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New Build Basement Under Construction

Posted on January 25, 2016 by Admin

At Structural Engineering Services we specialise in all aspect of structural design, including, retrofit basements, new build basements, loft conversions, extensions, house refurbishments etc. So please contact us for all your structural engineering services in and around the London area.

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Basement Swimming Pool Construction

Posted on January 24, 2016 by Admin

The house is literally suspended in mid air as this huge basement is constructed underneath it. We have vast experience in basement structural engineering, so please contact us for advice and costings.


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