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We are planning a new build on a moderately sloping site .There is a retained driveway and garage platform to be created , with retaining walls from concrete block advised by the structural engineer, rather than pole + timber. The length of driveway is about 24M ,width about 6M. Retaining walls on average about 1.5M high, one above by cut into slope, one below by fill to wall. The driveway to be completed to a compacted base , suitable for sealing with either concrete or asphalt. Finished co...Read more
Earthquake repair to bricks on Summerhill stone house. Some bricks will need to be removed and relaid and some areas will need repointing. House will be repainted once brickwork is completed. EQC has paid out and the funds have been put aside for this work.Read more
Hello, I live here in Lyttelton and in need of a quote,in the storms in April land slips occurred,a few weeks later my retaining wall collapsed, most of the debris have already been taken away and a temporary plastic wall put in place,there are still some old wall leaning against a back sleep out room of ours. In order to take down remaing wall leaning against the room,the room will have to be demolished,then remaining wall debris removed followed by a new wall rebuilt and then th...Read more
Block/brick wall. 20m long, about .5m high. Stepped as a hill site. Wall is part retaining/fence. Currently brick, looking to replace with breeze block and veneer of brick. We are looking for someone to consult on the plan for repair. We may do the work ourselves or contract out to this person. Happy to discuss payment if consult only. Will post photos tomorrow. Thanks.Read more