Residential Building Construction Repairs

Quality Assurance from the longest serving Underpinner in Sydney

When you deal with Adept Les, the owner of the business will personally complete a job appraisal with thorough explanations offering solutions and alternative options if applicable, as he is the longest serving Underpinner in Sydney he has immense experience and knowledge.

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

We sincerely only want the best job for our clients and therefore are 100% genuine when promoting our services.

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

Les McDougall – Residential foundation expert

Owner Les McDougall started his business in 1983 as a licensed 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 residential foundation repairs and underpinning buildings.

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

With over 38 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 concrete 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 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.

Initial Contact

  • We seek to gain our clients confidence with our excellent Customer Service.
  • We want you to have a full understanding of why the problems have occurred and the best solutions not only to rectify but to address further deterioration in the future occurring, thats why we take the time to provide thorough explanations.
  • We offer a no obligation Quote Service – Where a small fee is charged refundable on works commencing.
  • It is in our clients best interest to be present for the onsite inspection, this ensures Adept has the opportunity to listen to our clients needs and expectations enabling Adept to advise and quote accordingly.
  • After the initial site inspection you will be contacted by telephone to be given the cost with a comprehensive explanation of the required works.
  • If you wish to proceed Adept will send you a Contract that includes a detailed Schedule of Works, Starting date and Payment schedule.


A Complete Range of Underpinning, Repair and Construction Services Sydney

Learn more about all of the Adept underpinner by following these links:

House Underpinning and Foundation Repair Solutions

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

  • Central Coast
  • Upper North Shore
  • The Forest District
  • Northern Beaches
  • Hills District
  • North West Sydney
  • Blacktown
  • Parramatta
  • Lower North Shore
  • Inner West

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