COVID-19: Resources for Homeowners and Tradespeople here. Tradespeople can work in Level 2 and 3.

Trusted Foundation Specialists.
NZ wide.
Sorted.

Learn more about the trades we cover.

Latest foundations articles

Our blog is full with helpful news and knowledge covering foundations related repairs and renovations around your home. Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

Piling and Foundation Contractors - what do they do?

Posted 05/11/10

A foundation or piling contractor is a tradesperson skilled in the development of  foundations of a building. The house foundations are the system on which the home sits. Sometimes the house foundation rests upon the footings and supports the floor system - as with conventional foundation walls.

Read more

House Foundations - The Pros & Cons of 3 Different Types

Posted 04/03/15

When you’re building a house you start from the ground up, meaning the foundations are the first job undertaken. We take a look at three different types of foundations... There are 3 types of foundations to choose from. You choices depend on the type of home you are building and where you

Read more

3 Questions to Ask Before Buying an Old House

Posted 08/04/14

Are you considering buying an old house? Old villas and bungalows can be charming, but with age, often comes problems. Here’s three questions to ask before you sign on the dotted line. Buying an old house? Ask these questions first! You don't want to buy a lemon! Here are 3 questions you need

Read more

Piling and Foundation Contractors - what do they do?

Posted 05/11/10

A foundation or piling contractor is a tradesperson skilled in the development of  foundations of a building. The house foundations are the system on which the home sits. Sometimes the house foundation rests upon the footings and supports the floor system - as with conventional foundation walls.

Read more

House Foundations - The Pros & Cons of 3 Different Types

Posted 04/03/15

When you’re building a house you start from the ground up, meaning the foundations are the first job undertaken. We take a look at three different types of foundations... There are 3 types of foundations to choose from. You choices depend on the type of home you are building and where you

Read more

3 Questions to Ask Before Buying an Old House

Posted 08/04/14

Are you considering buying an old house? Old villas and bungalows can be charming, but with age, often comes problems. Here’s three questions to ask before you sign on the dotted line. Buying an old house? Ask these questions first! You don't want to buy a lemon! Here are 3 questions you need

Read more

Recent jobs posted

Check out how homeowners like you are using Foundation Specialists on Builderscrack to build, repair and improve their homes right now.

FOUNDATION TREATMENT AND CORRECTION OF CONCRETE STRIP FOOTINGS

Posted 3 hours ago

Re-support and correct sections of concrete strip footing, to re-level the affected structure to as near as reasonably practical to level.

Read more

Level the piles

Posted 6 hours ago

My house piles need re levelling . Had it done many year's ago. Needs doing again. Doors and windows not shutting properly.

Read more

Repiling to be done pre 1950s

Posted 1 day ago

Repiling to be done in pre 1950s rental. Keen to get it done. long over due.

Read more

To check piling , house being settled

Posted 2 days ago

Planning to buy a house , house being settled, need a specialist to check

Read more

Builder to build foundations for tiny house

Posted 3 days ago

Hi We are wanting to place a tiny house on our current section. We are looking for a builder to setup the foundations so we can place the tiny home onto. We need this done as soon as possible.

Read more

Kensington

Posted 3 days ago

There is definitely a sloping floor in the kitchen and a couple of "dips" in the dining area/lounge. The back door is not aligned with the frame, and some windows are reluctant to open/close.

Read more

Replacement of Bearer

Posted 4 days ago

Replacement of rotten bearer (approx 4m) under external wall of 1910 house. Bearer is supported on concrete piles and is also providing support for a deck. There is good underfloor access.

Read more

Sideways house

Posted 4 days ago

Ok. Need house put on piles I think. House is over 100 yrs and is slanted. No idea how we go about this. Happy to work with a qualified professional around how we get this fixed. Can come around and have a look if you like. Live in Ohawe, Hawera

Read more

Floor sinking in one corner of kitchen

Posted 4 days ago

i assume its piles. kitchen sinks at one corner, and bit in our scullery. getting a new kitchen in soon and want floors even. want it checked to see if that could be the problem and a cost to fix. unable to get access to the piles tho without cutting up floor. it was an extention

Read more

Flooring and floor support repair

Posted 4 days ago

There are some of the supports for the cross-beams under the flooring that need to be replaced. It is the are under the laundry room, which flooring that will most likely need to be replaced all the way into the kitchen part of the house. To do the job jacks will need to be used to support the house when the replacement wooden beams are being replaced.

Read more

Quote to repair damage to piles

Posted 5 days ago

Looking for someone to quote and complete job at a property coming to market. Quote first (happy to pay) then work once approved.

Read more

Assess and fix crack in foundation

Posted 5 days ago

Double story villa has concrete foundation with a horizontal crack and want it fixed before putting home on the market for sale

Read more

Repiling superstar!!!

Posted 5 days ago

We have a 1930 bungalow that we are looking at doing Reno’s to as she is getting a little small for our growing family. We are looking for quotes ASAP so we can look at getting Reno’s underway

Read more

Piling fix, two undermined piles

Posted 6 days ago

A recent builders report on our home flagged two "undermined" piles - we'd want someone to take a closer look at the issue and advise what needs to happen here, and quote for some options for a fix. The report recommended either replacing the piles or installing a small retaining wall, our preference is whatever is more affordable! We'd love to move quick on this if possible. Thank you!

Read more

Survey of piles

Posted 1 week ago

I have found that the piles under my house does not have council consent, they have been redone. I am wanting to sell my house and need someone to come and survey them so that an application can go to council.

Read more

Repile/Pile repair

Posted 1 week ago

We are looking to repair our piles and replace some beams so the house is level.

Read more

Re-levelling of 45 piles on 36m2 house and deck, about 1m crawl space under

Posted 1 week ago

This is the description of job required: Re-levelling of 45 piles of a 36m house and deck (yes house is 36m2); Jack to appropriate levels from sunken piles, to replace shims with treated wood as packers where needed to make house level. Remove all old galvanised flat plates and Z nails and pile nails Install 4x Z nails per pile and 2x flat plates front and back every second pile Level external deck sagging at left side of house (just the corner of deck). Include all jacks and jacking plate...

Read more

Relevelling and pack

Posted 2 weeks ago

One corner of house (ring) foundation has dropped due to broken drainage. Drainage is now repaired and need quote to jack and level corner and possible pack of other piles.

Read more

Replace corner piles under house

Posted 2 weeks ago

We would like to get a quote on replacing the piles under one corner of our house. We bought the house about 9 months ago. After next door built a retaining wall and removed a tree, one corner of our house has dropped slightly. We would like to get a quote to repair the piles on this side of the house. Our building inspector told us the piles were originally place too close to the bank but at the time they seemed ok. Since the building started next door there has been some damage to our house.

Read more

Piling for 32 sqm unit

Posted 2 weeks ago

12 piles set on slightly sloped ground for a prefab 32 sqm unit; as soon as possible (alert levels permitting).

Read more

Recent foundations reviews

With over 203,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Piles requiring fixing

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

House repiling

Work carried out by an employee of the company

10th August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace pile/s under kitchen

Work carried out by an employee of the company

2nd August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Concrete Ring Foundation Underpinning

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Relevelling and some blocking, Balmoral

Work carried out by an employee of the company

25th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

1950s brick veneer house

Work carried out by an employee of the company

18th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

relevel

Work carried out by an employee of the company

15th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Piles replacement

Work carried out by an employee of the company

12th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Mancave

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th July 2021

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Re-levelling Project

Work carried out by an employee of the company

7th May 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Creaky floor in 1950's bungalow needs fixing urgently

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st April 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Repiling of house

Work carried out by an employee of the company

8th April 2021

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Old Villa Pilling

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

18th March 2021

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 3

Raising deck post

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Piles to be fixed

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Foundation Inspection

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Jack and Pack (I think)

Work carried out by an employee of the company

16th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Site preparation

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

15th December 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

2 piles to be lowered

Work carried out by an employee of the company

10th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

51 Steen Road

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5
Get started now! Post your job for free and find the right tradie. Post your job for free, now!