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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

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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

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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.

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

Waikari re-leveling

Posted 4 months ago

Re- level circa 10 piles and fix a small portion (approx 3 lm) of concrete perimeter foundation.

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Ring foundation repair

Posted 4 years ago

I have 3 small cracks in the ring foundation of my home (EQ damage). I'm assuming these just need a epoxy injection?? After a quote to get these repaired please. Located in Culverden township.

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Pile holes drilled

Posted 6 years ago

I need to get the holes drilled out for the pile foundation of my new dwellings. Need to get a cost and also someone to do it next Thursday or Friday. Job as below Anchor piles 25 holes 900mm D x 400mm Dia Other piles 42 holes 200mm D x 460m Dia PLP 150 5 Holes 1100mm D x 600 Dia

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Assess and repair/brace cracked concrete foundation .Will also need a new floor installed after this is done.

Posted 10 years ago

Concrete foundation sitting on sand ( is two story bach) has a number of cracks in it. Foundation currently exposed as no floor or joists currently due to flood damage to previous wooden floor and supporting structures. Would like to know best approach to take with foundation as this influences what floor is best to install that is, concrete or wooden.

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Foundations

Posted 2 years ago

need full ring foundation removal and replacement for a 120sqm house.

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Foundations releveling

Posted 3 years ago

three story house partly on concrete and partly on timber piles on steep slope on bedrock material needs leveling due to earthquake

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Pile Repairs Needed

Posted 7 years ago

We have a 1960's 100m2 house on concrete piles. We have 2 lots of pile work which require re-levelling. 1. We have noticed that a corner of the house above the bathroom/laundry has slumped - likely to be caused by settlement (lack of drainage from rainwater running under this part of the house) which is noticeable. Work may require re-levelling of 3-4 piles along the outside of the house. 2. Also, we have 2-3 concrete piles that require 'jacking and packing' under our bedroom floor...

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Repiling - Hurunui

Posted 4 years ago

Relevelling of wooden piles post EQ

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Claverley on Sea

Posted 6 years ago

Lay floor with pile foundation 1 meter high for bach in Claverley. Around 100 sq meteres

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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.

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LVL CONSTRUCTION CONSULTANTS LTD

Joined October 2021

With over 18 years experience from renovations to new builds, with a vast knowledge of how the process should work we can help you with your project including the design.

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Daniel

Joined March 2019

Hi, I have been in the construction industry more than 30 years.I am specialise in renovations and new builds, decks and fence.I am a LBP as well. Nice to meet you and give quotes and we can work from there. Cheers Daniel

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Precise Building Solutions Ltd

Joined January 2019

With seven years experience working hands on in the field of earthquake repairs to foundations of all types including -Type A ( timber floor with piles only) - Type B ( timber floor with piles and perimeter foundation) - Type C (concrete slab-on-grade) Precise Building Solutions Ltd is offering the wider Canterbury community a complete repair...

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NZ CCS ltd

Joined December 2019

Hi, we have been involved in the rebuild of Christchurch for over 7 years. We have experienced LBP builders and able to do a wide range of building works and construction. We are specialist in foundation re-level works and retaining walls, Our team are able to provide a solution that works for you. Please look at our web site for more information. ...

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Mark Smith Builders

Joined February 2012

Mark Smith Builders established in 2009, with 13 years experience we specialise in all aspects of residential buildings, architectural homes, hill sites, alterations and repair work. Mark has developed strong relationships with the people of Canterbury helping with the Christchurch rebuild. As a licensed building practitioner (LBP) you can rest assure your home is getting built by a qualified bu...

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Elevation Projects

Joined December 2021

Elevation Projects limited pride themselves on an extremely high quality of workmanship. We are a family based company where the director Tom is a third generation builder. We offer a wealth of knowledge that we can tailor to suit any of your building needs. Services we provide are... -Renovations -Alterations -New Homes -Decks -Landscaping -Design and consent help LBP Site Saf...

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URBANZ Construction Management

Joined November 2016

Hi and welcome to URBANZ Construction Management. I have recently set up a new business getting involved in the Construction Management side of residential earthquake repairs and renovations. I feel there is a major gap in the market for experienced builders who know the nuts and bolts of managing earthquake repairs, renovations and the on-sold repair programme. I have been a builder for over...

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Otautahi Builders Ltd

Joined July 2016

Hi, I've been building and renovating for 6+ years. Working hard and paying extra attention to detail to set me apart from the others. From new builds right down to a small fix up, I can provide advice and competitive quotes

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Flint Construction

Joined March 2015

Small family owned building company, servicing the South island. Run by an experienced Licensed Building Practitioner. Providing tailor made building solutions for your budget and needs. We can complete your renomb bvation, new build or light commercial project. No job is too small for us, we can be building a new house or replacing pickets on a fence, our professional attitude remains. Happy to...

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Longsilver Construction Ltd

Joined June 2010

I am a Registered Master Builder so am able to provide all the necessary guarantees, quality of work, etc. I have 6 staff presently, a mixture of qualified carpenters, and apprentices in various stages of their apprenticeships. I have over 20 years experience in both residential and commercial. We are based in Canterbury, with yard in Amberley We cover all areas of Canterbury. References a...

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Grice Construction

Joined November 2015

Hi, we are a small but skilled building company called Grice Construction. We have the ability to complete houses from start to finish. We are also specialised in commercial and architectural building. We possess LBP licences so you can have the assurance that the job will be completed correctly with all the necessarily documents to go with it.

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Baseline Concrete and insulation

Joined January 2018

At Baseline Concrete we specialize in all aspects of Concrete. From house slabs to driveways, terraces and many more. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and completing jobs on budget. We are also have a home insulation business that we run specializing in making homes warmer and meeting the Nz stan...

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GRAB HIRE also trading as GCM BUILDING SERVICES

Joined March 2013

Hi my name ia Gary . I’ve got a Grab lorry that’s ready to grab your materials . I’ve also got a Komatsu 3 ton digger for your excavations . Quick prompt service. Collecting green waste Rubbish Concrete Soil removals I can also deliver I can also grab a load over a fence or deliver a load over a fence . I can transport 8 tons of concrete or soils Or ap40 The list is endless ....

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PD Arthur Builders Limited

Joined January 2019

I am a qualified, certified licensed builder with 30+ years experience building houses/over 60's units, alterations and general building works. EQC and insurance work are also areas of expertise along with driveways, paths and re-roofs.

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Erne construction Ltd

Joined September 2015

Erne construction Ltd based in Christchurch. Working in the greater Canterbury region and South Island. Specialising In Architectural homes, Renovations, Alterations, EQR and commercial. For a Quote please contact Stephen ... ...

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Taw builders

Joined October 2015

Taw Builders is a Canterbury based building and construction company that has built a strong reputation for delivering a quality service, on time and great level of communication to its clients. With our loyal and committed team we pride ourselves on being skilled and experienced in all aspects of building and construction. Director Brandon Taw is a Licenced Building Practitioner, Qualified bu...

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RAS Construction Ltd

Joined August 2016

Hi, We are a family owned building company. We like to keep our crew small and efficient to give our clients individual service. We are happy to build to your requirements, from small repairs and maintenance, renovations, new homes, and light commercial buildings.

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Prorise

Joined July 2017

Hello, Before the quakes; foundations, slabs piles and floors were an area well over looked in all areas especially when they were heading "south" which was ultimately described as 'acceptable' however, we know now that is not the case and it is having an immense affect on sales and prices. We at ProRise being Christchurch based, specialise in re levelling of slabs, ring foundations, re pillin...

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FM Construction NZ Limited

Joined March 2021

Hi all! I am a local LBP builder with 10+ years experience. I am capable of any size job big or small. I take pride in working hard and efficiently and I complete all work to a high standard, ensuring that my clients are happy throughout the process. I am happy to provide advice on renovation ideas and mostly have experience in the following areas: - New builds - Renovations - Foundations inc...

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Yella Digga Ltd

Joined November 2017

I would like to take this time to introduce Yella Digga Ltd. We are an excavation company that has been servicing the Canterbury region for 10 years. We are a family owned and operated business. We are an experienced earthmoving company focusing on commercial and residential foundations, driveways and also dairy conversions. We can help from preparing the foundation for building your new hous...

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