How much does it cost?
Each building is different, there are numerous factors that affect the cost: Size, weight, how the building was built, site conditions and so on.
How long does it take?
The time it takes to list a building can vary from a day to a week or more, this depends on size, weight and other factors.
Will there be any damage?
It is very unlikely that there will be any damage as a result of the house or building lift. In some cases there may be drywall or tile cracks.
Can a brick or stone house be lifted?
Can a house with an attached garage be lifted?
Ye. We have lifted many houses and their attached garages.
What preparation is needed?
There are several steps that need to be taken before the house can be lifted. Just some include: Disconnecting utilities (gas, electric, water), removing porches and landscaping, obtaining permits. This is something we will advise you on.
Do I need a permit?
Yes, you should check with your local town/city to determine what permits you need.
Do I need to empty the house?
No, you can usually keep everything in the house while it is being lifted. The only exception is buildings that are built on slabs.
Do you install foundations?
We do not install foundations, although we may be able to make recommendations for you.
Will my flood insurance go down?
Yes most likely if you have lifted your in house flood zone and have brought the house into flood compliance.
Do you have any questions that aren't listed here? Feel free to give us a call!
Frequently Asked Questions
Building movers, House Lifters