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House Underpinning Repair

The Modern Alternative To Underpinning

Teretek® Resin Injection

Traditional underpinning involves digging deep holes adjacent to the footings, disturbing gardens and pavements; often taking weeks. Underpinning transfers the footing loads deeper into the ground.

When only underpinning part of the building footing in reactive clay, the resultant differential movement between the underpinned footings and the rest of the footings can cause cracks greater than the original damage the underpins were used to fix.

Teretek® Resin Injection improves the ground and strengthens weak ground beneath subsided footings. The Teretek® ground compaction does not require gardens to be dug up and most jobs are completed in one day. The Teretek® resin injection improves the ground beneath the cracked walls, and does not create the differential movement about the building that is caused by partial underpinning in reactive clay soil.

Resin Injection – the modern alternative to traditional underpinning

House Underpinning

The traditional method

Excavation – Heavy machinery is required to dig large holes to depths often up to 3 metres.
Soil removal – large quantities of dirt and rock are loaded onto dump trucks and transported away from the site
Pouring Concrete– filling the holes or “piers” with concrete can be complex and logistically challenging depending on the site.
Curing time – concrete can take several days to get to strength.

House Resin Injection

The modern alternative

Tiny holes– Teretek is applied through keyholes, typically 6mm to 16mm in diameter.
Clean and quiet – The process is clean and quiet, has minimal impact on residents.
Resin injection – The resin injects into the ground and expands in the ground within minutes.
Curing time – 30 minutes. You can even use the building during the process.

How we get your home back to level
in as little as a day.

Features & Benefits

Mainmark’s Solutions & Technologies


Our technologies have fast curing times and treated areas can be used immediately or without the delays compared to traditional repair methods.

Environmentally Inert

Our technologies use an inert material that is non-toxic and does not leach into the environment or affect the treated area.


Our solutions are of surgical nature compared to traditional methods.


Compared to traditional methods, our solutions are more cost-effective, with minimal disruption to the area.

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Arrange a site assessment in 3 simple steps:

Step 1

Submit your enquiry using our online form. Include a brief message about the type of foundation issues you are experiencing.

Step 2

Our friendly customer service team will be in touch to schedule a site assessment that suits you.

Step 3

One of the Mainmark experts will visit your home or property, assess the damage, and ascertain the likely cause. They will establish the approach needed, creating a plan specific to the needs of your building and provide you with a detailed quote.

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