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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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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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Recent jobs posted

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

Re-piling section of house

Posted 8 months ago

We have a rental property in Naenae that is slumping in the front corner. It has been like this since we bought it 2 years ago and doesn’t seem to have gotten worse over that time. We’d like to address this now before we can re-fresh the property. It is a single storey, wooden house, circa 1960s. Pictures attached.

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Pile needs levelling

Posted 2 weeks ago

Hi there, A pile at the back of our house has sunk and we need to get it relevelled. When we walk in the kitchen to the laundry, we can feel the floor dipping. The section is flat and there's crawlspace under the house, which is currently open as we're repainting. I’d like it done before the end of April.

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Anchored Pile Foundations required for 4m x 9m Portable Sleepout

Posted 3 months ago

Purchased a portable Sleepout 4m x 9m (36m2) in size, that i need to have fixed to anchored pile foundations on the rear of my property. Was built by Ablespaces in Stoke Valley, for those familiar. Engineering Foundation Designs & Building Consent currently underway with NZET so will so would need an immediate start once obtained (hopefully late Nov). Pic's included of property where it is to be position (in yellow). Please contact on ... or ...

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FOUNDATION

Posted 3 months ago

Require foundation to be build for 87 wood street (minor dwelling) prior to January 2021 . Have site plans

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House Lifting/Repiling

Posted 4 months ago

Need house lifted for underfloor Insulation to be installed and Repiling completed.

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Portacom 4 x 9m to be fixed to pile foundations

Posted 4 months ago

Purchased a Portacom 4m x 9m (36m2) in size, that i need to have fixed to pile foundations on the rear of my property. This was built by Ablespaces in Stoke Valley. The unit is currently in Te Ore Ore (Masterton) and will be transported but i need to apply for a building consent through Upper Hutt City Council first, so will require documented details to accomidate the Building Consent application process. Informed they will need to see specifications of the piles, how they will tie to underflo...

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Foundation piles

Posted 1 month ago

Flat site direct access to street, sub strata river gravels with large stones, 39 piles in total 200mm dia penetration min 900mm max 1200mm start mid to late Jan early FEB

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Repacking Piles

Posted 1 month ago

I'm having the concrete ring foundation of my unit raised using resin injection and the people doing it said I may need the piles supporting the rest of the floor unwired and repacked if necessary. I'm wanting this work after the concrete has been raised, scheduled for some time early February. The unit is only 60 squares and only about half the wall distance is affected. I'm also considering having a groundsheet installed if the price is right.

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One Pile

Posted 4 months ago

Concrete pile to be replaced is in the centre of the building. The under-floor height is approx 1 m. Easy driveway access to house.

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House piles

Posted 5 months ago

I want to get qoute,around 15 piles damaged,has to be repair or replace

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House levelling

Posted 7 months ago

Looking for someone to level our house. Jack and pack. Concrete piles. 90sqm. Flat land, good access.

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Pile Driving

Posted 4 months ago

Timber pile driving for 2 small new houses

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Pile level Check

Posted 6 months ago

We are buying a house that has uneven piles. Built in the 1959 - concrete piles but some have sunk. We would like these to be checked and advice on what our best options are. Initially this is just an assessment

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Piles, uneven floors

Posted 1 month ago

To investigate whether the piles need repiling , could also be the bearers, joists also, the floor is uneven, door does not close, when walking the floors vibrate due to unevenness.

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Epuni Street

Posted 6 months ago

We would like an estimate for some re-levelling and re-piling work at our residence in Lower Hutt. We would like an idea of how big this job would be, before we continue with any future renovations on the house.

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Lounge and Kitchen floor levelling

Posted 3 months ago

We need to get our Lounge and Kitchen floor level.

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Repiling

Posted 8 months ago

Front of house was excavated about 30 years ago to accommodate a new garage. Piles at the front were excavated around. Over the years two large piles have been undermined and now we have a bouncy lounge floor. access to these piles is very easy through the garage. This work would need to be completed within 4 to 6 weeks

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Allan

Posted 3 weeks ago

Unit has dropped in one corner and home needs releveling due to water damage over 30 -20 years ago . 6 x 6 meters in triangle from one corner where water used to go . Since new concrete drive done and home has not moved for 15 or more years but can now afford to get it fixed low floor Hight piles are concrete just needs jack and pack . Tried two groups each recommends I pay there engineers first which is a cost thats a waste of time before they even look if I were younger I'd do it myself . So...

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Small section of foundations needing some under pinning

Posted 4 months ago

Small area, easy access through floor into the subfloor. Not structural damage looking to repair. Pics attached.

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Foundation problem

Posted 4 months ago

Need someone to look at a house that may have foundation problems. Weatherboard house.

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Find Foundation Specialists in Hutt Valley

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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Instinct Construction

Joined January 2020

Hi, we are looking for jobs both big and small! With 8 years in the industry I believe we can provide exactly what you're looking for. We pride ourselves on being top quality carpenters and are excited to tackle any jobs thrown our way to the best of our ability! We offer competitive pricing and strive to complete jobs to the budget set out.

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Core Civil Solutions nz Limited

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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Murphy and Co Construction

Joined July 2020

Qualified carpenter with 11 yrs experience. Pride myself on quality craftsmanship and attention to detail. Spent my time Specializing in architectural new builds/renovations. Yet Have extensive knowledge and experience doing everything from repiling to reroofing and just about everything in between. No job too small, get in contact now.

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Trung

Joined August 2016

Hi , i have been building new houses for 5 years. A lot of thing i have done since i been on site . Love to see the house comming up and completing . Also i can fixing house and build things around the house. I am a qualified builder .

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TAP Construction

Joined July 2014

We specialises in small subdivisions and new builds. If you have been thinking about subdividing your large section and building on your new title we are the people to see. We can take care of everything from the subdivision process right through to Code Compliance. We also renovate old homes, from the repile through to the reclad. We have trade qualified builders and in todays busy, progres...

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Foundation Services and Construction

Joined January 2021

We have over 30 years experience in the construction of retaining solutions and foundations using a variety of techniques. We specialise in rapid delivery to a high standard of quality and can work with clients to provide design solutions. We look forward to working with you to find a solution that meets your requirements. Faster, Safer and Collaboratively.

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Problem solving company

Joined December 2019

We understand that problems arise with houses, landscaping and everything else to do with property services. It's our aim to provide cost effective solutions that can help our clients and aim to receive referrals from existing clients. Let me help solve your property problems

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BIM Projects Ltd

Joined March 2020

BIM Projects Ltd - Technology Leading Construction. Residential alterations and additions specialists with over 18+ years experience in the construction industry. For all your Construction, Site and Project Management requirements. Licensed Building Practitioners. NZ Certified Builders - Member no. 6419

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stevefixit

Joined July 2010

Hi, I've been in the building trade now for approx 20 years. I was a master painter by trade originally but liked the idea of making things so I went into the carpentry trade and qualified. My expertise is designing and building decks, fences and smaller jobs. I prefer the one to one personal touch. I don't enjoy the bigger commercial side of works as much. I have many, many pictures of w...

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M10 Services Limited

Joined January 2019

Good day, We are an expanding company operating in the Wellington region for over 3 years, We manage new builds/ renovations working with a extended team of trusted and proven sub contractors to deliver projects start to completion. The team has a personal investment and do good attitude inside and outside of the work uniforms and hours. Our completed projects have been performance and quality...

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City works

Joined November 2017

Please inspect our website to view the work we specialised in. While there please click onto Trade me via "landscaping supplies " and also scrutinize our reviews.

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Robert Logan Landscaping

Joined May 2018

Hi, We have been Landscaping in the greater Wellington area for 25yrs.We specialise in Solid Landscaping eg, concrete driveways,fencing ,retaining walls, decks ,excavations, etc.We are a small hardworking team with high standards.

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Alpha cooperated

Joined February 2020

Hi I’ve been in the trade industry for over 5 years have been perfecting my expertise as a builder for the last 4 years. I have a vast range in all work from fences to new builds and so on. I pride myself on being organised and getting the job done to a very high standard. It’s a must that I always communicate with the client as I am there for you. Look forward to hearing from you.

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Craig Property Services

Joined April 2015

We specialise in small works comprising of refits of kitchens and bathrooms, e.g. fixing water leaks. 30 years of experience in building new houses, rebuilds and completing extensive renovation and maintenance work. We work hard to a plan our work, finish on time and within budget.

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Skinner n Skinner building company

Joined September 2010

Hi, We've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 15 years. We've been in wellington for the last 15 years and have worked on jobs around the city as well as in regional parts of wellington. While we specialize in major renovations and new builds we also do smaller jobs from time to time. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We prid...

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G & M Smith Contractors

Joined August 2011

Hi we have been in business since 2000 specialising in all property maintenance and repairs, I am a qualified builder and we have been operating a painting plastering service for this time also, we cover building repairs,interior and exterior painting, interior plastering, section clearing, etc etc... we also use qualified and trusted sub contractors for electrical, plumbing, lino and carpet layin...

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Redefine Renovations and Construction Ltd

Joined February 2013

Hello We are highly skilled team of carpenters and apprentices, with a wealth of experience in all aspects of the building trade. While we specialise in alterations and additions, we can help with all aspects of your project With my considerable project management skills, projects are completed efficiently, whilst ensuring the work is completed to the highest quality. We can take y...

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CMCC Builders Wellington

Joined September 2014

Developing relationships with clients and contractors in order to consistently produce quality work. We will go above and beyond to ensure competitive quotes and meet project deadlines with qualified tradesman. New builds, Renovations, Management and Commercial Contracting

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Horn's Construction

Joined October 2017

Horn's Construction We provide quality work done at a high standard. We do all building work and guarantee all our work.We are able to complete all jobs, no job is to small.

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Maitai Construction Ltd

Joined April 2012

Hi there! We're a small Wellington owned & operated company based in Johnsonville, with a qualified & licenced building team. While we specialise in major renovations and new builds we also do smaller jobs from time to time. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on bud...

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