House leveling is a term used to describe the process of lifting a home as close to its original state as possible. Leveling a home is usually accomplished by performing foundation repair. A home that is sinking at one end or multiple places likely has a structural problem.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does relevelling a house cost?
The cost can vary from home to home, it relies on a number of factors. It’s best to ger a quote from a qualified house releveller in order to get the most accurate price.
Does my house need to be relevelled?
If your home is sinking at one end or multiple places likely has a structural problem that possibly could be fixed by leveling the building, however, the source of the problem must also be addressed to prevent similar damage from reoccurring in the future. It’s always best to get a quote from experienced relevellers to make sure you get the best advice.
What are the 3 types of foundations?
- Slab Foundation
Slab foundations are one of the most common types of foundations as they require the least amount of preparation to begin building.
- Crawlspace Foundation
Homes with a crawlspace foundation are lifted off the ground a few feet. Crawlspace foundations are similar to a slab foundation in that a footing is poured, then blocks are laid to create the foundation to support the walls of the structure.
- Basement Foundation
A basement foundation is an eight-foot (or deeper) hole that ends in a concrete slab.
What is house rolling?
House Rolling is the act of moving a home or building across a property, usually to gain access to what’s below the building for ground remediations or foundation replacements. This process requires a lot of skill and planning, the Heritage team have years of experience in house rolling!
How hard is it to jack up a house?
Jacking up a house is extremely difficult, if not impossible for someone who isn’t extremely experienced in house lifting. It’s always best to see a professional when dealing with house lifting. Get in touch with the team at Heritage House Relevellers for their House Lifting service in Canterbury. We have 30+ years of experience!
How to fix damaged piles in your home?
The best way to fix a floor that is out of level is to employ a company that is experienced in this work to jack the sunken parts of the building back up to as near level as possible.
The piles and/or damaged subfloor can then be replaced to hold the building in the level position.
How long have you been in business for?
Heritage House Relevellers have over 30 years of experience in relevelling, relocating, repiling, and foundation repair in Canterbury, so you can trust your home, will be relocated, relevelled or replied safely and will be in skilled hands.
What does it cost to repile a home?
Repiling a house can rely on multiple factors, where the building is located and how large it is for example. The best advice we can give you is to get a professional to look at the job and give you a quote. Heritage House Relevellers offer obligation free quotes for house repiling.