Things To Consider When Moving Your House

Moving a house can seem like a massive undertaking. The practice of moving a house is often referred to as structural moving. No matter how you look at it, a lot goes into moving something as large as a home. Relocation One of the main benefits of moving your house is that you can relocate…

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Understanding the Mystery of Helical Piles

When you look at a newly constructed building, you may see a magnificently built multi-story building that rises high above the earth. What you won’t see is the foundation that secures that building and keeps the structure in place, including piles. One of the most fascinating parts of modern foundation construction technology is the mysteries…

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5 Tips To Help You Choose a House Mover

Many people wonder how to choose the best structural moving company to get their house from one place to another. Here are some tips that will help you choose the perfect company.  1. Look for Experience Note, this is not something that you can learn in a classroom setting. This is a trade that someone…

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What You Need to Know About the Cost of Moving Your House

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Moving a house is not for the faint of heart. Nor, by any stretch of the imagination, is it a DIY project. You will need the services of a reputable, reliable and experienced Structural Moving company. In terms of how it will cost to move your house, many factors, including the following, come into play:…

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How Good Soil Means More Than a Pretty Garden

Excavations result in injuries or deaths annually, due to a lack of knowledge and site preparation. Soils combine clay, sand and roc, resulting in different performance and characteristics. Understanding Soil Characteristics Recognizing the type of soil present is possible understanding its physical characteristics: Clay: Ranging from very soft to hard clay, this material can be…

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3 Ways Helical Piers Can Benefit Your Construction Projects

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When your home needs extra foundational support in uncertain soils, a helical pier may be the perfect solution. Each pier is a steel pin that is driven into the ground, well below the frost line into the challenging dirt, with heavy-duty hydraulic machinery. The piers have been used to support house foundations, decks, and home…

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What Does it Take To Move a Historic Building?

Though you may never expect to do so, situations arise that require the lifting or relocation of a structure. Hurricane damage and flooding, shifting earth, or even rezoning and development might prompt such a move, but when it comes to buildings that are important to a community’s history, doing so requires a lot of finesse…

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Protecting the Foundation of Your Beach House

A beach house is a great location for a getaway. You may even decide that you love the view so much you want to make it your main home. A common problem with a home near the shoreline is a shifting foundation due to the sand content of the ground beneath it. This can cause…

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Foundation Concerns? Symptoms and Causes of a Failing Foundation

The foundation of your home can shift over time. The shift can be due to changes in soil texture, faulty footing, and design errors. House lifting allows professionals to get to the root of the problem and find a solid solution.  Symptoms of Foundation Issues Symptoms that your foundation is failing: Inward bowing of the…

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