House Raising

House Raising

House raising is a common practice throughout Brisbane and surrounding areas. The process involves temporarily separating a house from the foundations using hydraulic jacks. The home is then raised to a new level and replacement supports are installed. This is a building niche that requires a very particular skills and understanding.

While it is important to ensure that your home is raised by the correct people, once done there are a plethora of benefits. Some homeowners will choose to build within the newly created space. Others will choose to leave the space free.
There are a number of reasons to raise a home:

  • Protecting against flood damage
  • Improving views
  • Carports and Garages
  • Creating a secondary residence such as granny flat or student accommodation
  • Provide more liveable space for the family

House raising is so popular throughout the Brisbane region thanks to several key reasons. A majority of the existing homes in Brisbane are built in the traditional Queenslander style. These homes are perfect candidates for house raising. Similarly, Post-War Homes (which are plentiful throughout the region) are also primed and ready for raising.
Flood relief is another factor that influences the decision to raise a home.

ConstructRight have become the builder of choice for many homeowners and house raisers. It is important that your builder possess the unique industry knowledge that house raise and build in projects require. From understanding time frames and potential setbacks to reliable subcontractors and suppliers; ConstructRight has the expertise to help you.

Furthermore our team are able to assist during the preparation, planning, and approval stages. Our exceptional network of industry contacts allow us to recommend subcontractors, architects and building designers, suppliers, and town planners who can help make the home of your dreams a reality.

If you are looking at raising your home, or you would like to learn more about the process, contact our friendly team today. ConstructRight are able to manage your project from design concepts through to handover. Alternatively, we are able to provide prompt quality service to owner managed projects.

If you need a quality building job delivered on time and on budget, you need to ConstructRight.

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