Footing Inspections - Strip and pad foundation & Pile Foundations
Design of foundations and footing system vary according to the dwelling design and the characteristics of the subsurface conditions and site topography.
A foundation system may consist of cast-in-situ slab foundation or piled foundation based on recommendations in a Geotechnical Report. Various forms of strengthening slabs, beams, raft, bored piles, screw piles, concrete or timber piles and waffle pod designs may be used to provide a stable foundations.
At end of a site footing inspetion, an experienced Geotechnical Engineer from ESWNMAN Pty Ltd will sign off the Geotechnical Inspection and Test Plan as required by the projects during construction.
Checklist for Inspections of general purpose
Site topography and overall stability
Cut & Fill stability
General soil type
Weather condition: raining etc
Retaining walls and trenches
Paving (sbgrade, proof rolling)
Stormwater pipes (protection and setback requirements)
Footings (Bearing capacity, suitability of founding material, embedment depth and/or socket length)
Under slab Services: (protection and setback requirements)