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About Us

Residential & Commercial Building Construction Repairs

Adept are foundation repair specialists, providing a range of residential construction services and commercial construction services. We specialise in commercial building and residential house underpinning, as well as foundation repairs to residential or commercial extensions and residential excavations or residential extensions. Essentially we repair structural issues in buildings on the Central Coast and across Western Sydney.

As a commercial construction company, Adept is a 100% Australian owned, family business with a solid reputation for our expertise, integrity and our good workmanship.

Les McDougall – Residential and commercial foundation expert

Owner Les McDougall started his business in 1983 as a licenced bricklayer and stonemason, specialising in construction services and the rectification and repairs of federation buildings and dwellings. Over the next 10 years, Les became an expert in commercial and residential construction, as well as in foundation repairs and underpinning buildings; these structural issues can occur years after the original foundation laying had been completed.

In 1993, Les became a licensed underpinner and has successfully completed thousands of foundation construction and remediation projects, as well as commercial property and home underpinning for the domestic and commercial sector, insurance companies and the Department of Fair Trading.

With over 36 years’ experience in the building and construction industry, Les prides himself on providing cost effective solutions to his customers without compromise. This is why he only uses solid concrete for repairing and laying foundations and piers, because he knows what works!

Why hire Adept Underpinners?

Over the years, Les has developed a reputation not only for creative construction solutions, but also for excellence through both professional standards of service and quality workmanship. Clear communication is an important part of his work ethic and has a lot to do with his company’s outstanding record for completing on time and within budget.

Another important part of Les’s success in repairing residential and commercial construction and excavation problems is ensuring that his clients fully understand the work that needs to be undertaken. He appreciates the inconvenience often associated with having tradesmen working on-site, so he does his best to guarantee a stress free experience during the project.

On-site cleanliness is another important aspect of Les’s work ethic and is regularly commented on in their customer testimonials. The endorsements and recommendations received from previous clients and engineers are also testimony to his belief that a quality experience is important for his clients.

A Complete Range of Underpinning, Repair and Construction Services Sydney

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House Underpinning and Foundation Repair Solutions

As leading construction contractors, Adept services a vast area between the Central Coast and Western Sydney, including:

  • Kellyville
  • Blacktown
  • Hornsby
  • Parramatta
  • Bella vista
  • Castle Hill
  • Hornsby Shire
  • Kellyville
  • Norwest
  • Ryde
  • Chatswood
  • Carlingford
  • Lidcombe
  • Greystanes
  • Merrylands
  • Ashfield
  • Strathfield
  • Homebush

For more information on our residential and commercial foundation underpinning services, or to discuss issues with foundation excavation or foundation extensions, call our Expert house underpinning and foundation repair specialist in Sydney on 02 4363 2828 or shoot us an email.

Customer Feedback

  • "Thanks for the good work. We appreciate the time you took to explain
    the details to us and the fact the place has been left in a tidy state. Also the windows..."

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  • "Thanks for getting the job done as quoted. It looks good. Your clean-up was incredible too.
    That's rare! I think your 'point-of-difference' between you and others..."

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  • "Thank you Les & Team for a job well done! Our project was large and complicated,
    but everything went smoothly and efficiently. Your recommendations to fix our stormwater ...

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