House Raising Articles

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How Long Does It Take to Raise a Home?

Raising your house is an excellent way of adding living space without sacrificing yard space elsewhere on the block. If you’re looking to add an extension to your home but don’t want to build up or out, raising it is…

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How Do I Know My Home is Safe During Raising?

Raising a house to improve space and functionality – for aesthetic purposes or to protect against flood damage – is a huge undertaking. The sight of a house getting lifted on hydraulic jacks can seem like a precarious situation. As…

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Are There Hidden Costs to House Raising?

With the practice of raising a house becoming ever more popular in Queensland, it’s not so hard to find a well-practiced professional to raise your home. There are multiple benefits to raising your house, but many people wonder what is…

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What Kind of Homes Can’t Be Raised?

Raising a house has become an increasingly popular option for allowing construction work to be carried out and improve the property’s ability to withstand environmental hazards such as flooding. It’s also becoming a popular way to create extra space, improve…

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Blocked View? Consider Raising Your Home

Homeowners across Queensland have been raising their properties for years, using the technique to make aesthetic or functional alterations or additions to houses. Some people do so to protect their homes in flood-prone areas.   Others are looking for a…

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Must Do’s Before Relocating Your Home

Are you considering raising, sliding, removing or re-stumping your home? Look no further – we’ve put together the ultimate guide to the steps you need to take before the actual project begins. Follow these tips and don’t get caught out…

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Can I Raise My House if it Has a Fireplace?

Are you thinking of raising your house but are worried about the chimney surviving the rise? Lifting a chimney inside a timber house is indeed possible depending on a couple of variables. However, careful planning is required when raising a…

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Can I Lower My House?

In Brisbane, old Queenslander homes are very common. That is, weatherboard houses that sit up above a garage or open space underneath. This can be great as it increases airflow underneath and cools the house down and protects it from…

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5 Reasons to Raise Your House

Have you ever thought about raising your house? There are so many benefits to be enjoyed from the process – raising the value of your property is just the beginning! Keep reading for our top 5 reasons to raise your…

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Common Problems with House Relocation and House Raising

House relocation and house raising aren’t everyday events for most people. Seeing your entire house on the move can be a very unusual, worrying experience, not to mention baffling. It can be hard to get your head around what’s involved,…

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