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House Positioning with Meier


The team at Meier House Removals can get your house into the perfect position. With 30+ years of experience, our experts can re-position your home to increase its value and your quality of living.

Our relocation technicians at Meier House Removals can position a house in a variety of different ways. If the structure is facing in the wrong direction, but is otherwise well placed, a house raising and spinning service will pivot the building until it’s facing the right way. Alternately, the property can be moved horizontally, over to one side of a property, or forwards/backwards with a house slide.

If your home is at risk of flooding – or even if you’re interested in an improved view or opening more space in your yard – you can re-position your home in a vertical direction. We can raise your house up, high above the ground, on elongated foundations. This also includes house re-locations. If you have land elsewhere that you’d like a house to be moved to, our transport experts can put it on the back of a truck and drive a house to an entirely new property.

To find out more about how you can re-position your house, get in touch with the experts at Meier House Removals. With over 30 years of experience, our team with safely re-position your house to improve quality and stability. Contact us on 0738491122 to find out more or get a quote.

The Benefits

Meier House Removals guarantees plenty of benefits with house positioning. Proper positioning determines the views from the windows, how the light filters through all the rooms and the size and capabilities of the yard. If your house is far enough over, you can subdivide a property and make money from selling or renting out the now-vacant land. It’s also just a great way of expanding yard space. Additionally, there are benefits like reducing insurance premiums if you’re undergoing a house removal service to get away from hazards.

House relocation and removal
Two or more sections


Large homes and buildings can be split into two or more parts to be transported safely. Rest assured we’re able to split homes and rejoin them on location while keeping the integrity of the home itself.

Our transparent quotes


Our quotes include house delivery, police escorts, pilot vehicles, shire council road bonds and transit insurance. You will have the option of restumping with Meier or with your current builder so we either include or omit that cost accordingly.

Outside costs to consider


You need to consider the additional costs of soil tests, engineering plans, electricity and plumbing reconnections, septic design, reroofing, local council completion bonds and council lodgement fees. If you are restumping with your own builder, that will be an extra cost to consider also.

Frequently asked questions

In most council areas, houses that are over 8.5m wide can be transported in a single shift but will require an engineer’s certification and thorough inspection of the route. In some cases, houses need to be split. If you are moving your home via the Redland Shire Council areas, including islands like Macleay, Moreton, Stradbroke, and Russell, homes larger than 7.4m will need to be split into two parts.

If you choose to complete the works with your builder, we can shift your house to its destination and place it on holding blocks. Alternatively, we offer complete services such as raising, steelworks and re-stumping.

When moving your home, you’re looking at a two week period to obtain all necessary approvals before shifting it onto the road. It is then a further two weeks to re-stump, approximately. We are reliant on you gaining approval at both the exit and arrival locations and the size/height of your house will determine which services are required. On average, the process is four weeks from start to finish.

The position and height are essential to be marked out by your surveyor – a form 16 will be issued upon completion. Additionally, ensure you obtain the following plans and documents:

  • Engineering/structural plans
  • Soil tests – this is important if we are re-stumping for you
  • Approved building plans which should always remain on-site

Absolutely. We offer our own re-stumping services but we’re always happy to work with your builder throughout the process.

We encourage you and your family to come and watch when your house is removed. It’s a sight to behold when your home drives down the road on the back of a truck and involves some “hold your breath” moments when the building is lifted over parked cars and bridge structures. The flashing lights of the police cars and pilot vehicles are always entertaining for the kids. It’s exciting stuff!

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