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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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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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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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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

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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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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House repiling

Posted 11 months ago

Old house, needs repairs to piling. Would like this job to start in the next 3 months and finished in a timely manner. Reliable and trustworthy and honest. Do a assessment -quote what piles need to be replaced. Need assessment to be done underneath to check bearers and floor joists. Quote for all of the above. A drawing of which piles needs to be replaced would also be useful

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Repiling

Posted 5 months ago

A check at the piles please and what needs doing and anything else that is able or needs to be repaired

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Underpinning or repiling

Posted 1 year ago

house has a bit of a drop on 1 side . There is a crack in the base of the stucco part by one of the ventilation grates. Need to get this done before house can be painted and other alterations done.

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Relevelling

Posted 1 year ago

Piles have been replaced but the house still needs relevelling before we undertake renovations as the floors are still on a lean

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Piling work

Posted 1 year ago

I have some sloping floors in my house and want to find out the extent of the repiling work that needs to be done before doing any other renos.

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40P

Posted 11 months ago

Levelling and Repiling part House, number of Piles to be replaced

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Piling foundation to raise

Posted 11 months ago

One or two of the pilings at the front of my house has sunk due to a previous water leak. I am looking for quotes to raise the pilings back to normal levels.

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Pile repairs on 1910's villa

Posted 1 year ago

We own a 1910 (ish) villa in Whanganui that may need some re-piling work completed prior to re-roofing and other renovations. We would like an assessment of the foundation completed as soon as possible to determine what work is required. Some of the issues we have noticed are: - a sloping floor in one of our front bedrooms, and a sloping veranda - bouncy floors in some areas of the house - some piles are missing, or have been replaced with wedge packers on top of concrete blocks which are...

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Floor levelling

Posted 5 months ago

Multiple floor joists need sistering due to sagging and cracking which has resulted in uneven floors on first floor. Access is very good (dry basement concrete garage with lots of light). Foundation is concrete perimeter and in good condition. Joists sit on steel i-beam bearers (appear to be level and in good condition). Building is mid-60's. There are approximately fifty 3.7m joists. I'd like to strengthen about 50% of them.

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Time-sensitive: Repiling quote

Posted 1 year ago

I currently have a conditional offer on on a house in Whanganui (due to go unconditional on Wednesday). My building inspector has advised that there are pretty significant cracks in the concrete ring foundation but has not yet told me the condition of the piles. Since I don't yet know the extent of the work that is required but I need to make a decision about sale and purchase very quickly, I am writing to request quotes for replacing the concrete ring foundation alone, and for replacing both th...

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Pile work

Posted 8 months ago

Foundation work Relevelling, underpinning or repiling?

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Repiling

Posted 6 months ago

Our medium-sized villa in central Wanganui needs jacking and relevelling, possibly a full repiling as it is on original brick-on-ground-type piles. We need 3-4 quotes early Feb please, for work to be done in March.

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Repile & level

Posted 1 year ago

We require some repiling and levelling work done.

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Repiling #2

Posted 5 months ago

A check at the piles please and what needs doing and anything else that is able or needs to be repaired

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Urgent assessment

Posted 1 year ago

Hi have got 5 working days to get an assessment of a house that will need piling repairs. Really need to have a detailed report of current structural soundness and likely repair costs and consequences. Would really appreciate a prompt reply 😊 my phone contact is ...

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Alex Allan

Posted 11 months ago

Relevelling 1985 doubles storey house

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Repiling #3

Posted 1 month ago

Quote to repile home. Built 1920s. Or relocate

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Repiling assessment and quote

Posted 4 months ago

We require a suitably qualified and licensed professional to assess the condition of the piles on a home we are looking to purchase and provide a quote for repairs/replacement. Any piling work required would need to be completed within a 5 month timeframe. Please also advise whether you are able to provide a quote for removing the silver paper and insulating the subfloor.

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New piles to be added - house to be levelled

Posted 1 year ago

Our house needs to be levelled as the middle part has sunk over time. Its a 1950s house. Its been like this for many years but we are told 2 or 3 extra piles need to be added plus extra spacing to be added in a few existing piles.

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Pile to Bearer Connections

Posted 1 year ago

We have a property in Jellicoe Street that a building report has shown that there are no pile to bearer connections. The house is very close to the ground but we would like to know what the cost would be to do the work at least to the piles on the edge of the house. Unfortunately I do not have very good photo's at this time.

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Find Foundation Specialists in Wanganui

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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ONCORE BUILDING MAINTENANCE

Joined April 2020

ONCORE Building Maintenance Service One call does it all. Oncore is New Zealand's leading team for residential and commercial repairs, maintenance, insurance work, and we service nationwide. The Oncore process ensures your project is delivered to a high standard, on time and within your budget. From your first consultation, through to project completion, Oncore provides one point of con...

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BB Construction LTD

Joined April 2012

BB Construction is a family owned & operated business with second generation builders having over 40 years in the construction industry in and around the Manawatu region. We are based in Palmerston North however; we also work within the wider surrounding centres and rural locations. BB Construction focuses on all aspects of the construction industry. With our good size team, we confidently m...

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Denzel Building Ltd

Joined September 2009

Hi,I am a Qualified builder who has been building for 20+ year's,I have my own business and over that time have had great success,we do anything from letter box's to new house's.We do free quotes and are very professional and do a high standard of work.

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Stoneley Handyman Services

Joined February 2019

Hi there, I'm just your average run of the mill young kiwi bloke looking for the chance to prove himself in the industry. I have been doing a multitude of trades virtually my whole life. I come from a trade orientated family with a wide range of skills, knowledge and experience at my disposal. Where I excel is my attitude towards the work, whether it be new or common ground, I strive to do...

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Level Ridge Limited

Joined July 2017

Level Ridge Limited is a property maintenance and construction company covering the Hawkes Bay, Manawatu/ Whanganui, and Nelson-Tasman regions, offering a comprehensive range of services using both internal staff ( including qualified carpenters and licensed building practitioners) and trade qualified specialist contractors including plumbers and electricians. We can take care of the full scope o...

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Callaghan Construction

Joined January 2018

We strive to maintain integrity, fairness and honesty in our relationships with all our customers, suppliers, subcontractors and associates. ​There are a lot of companies out there that do what we do. They share the same what and how. But our clients work with us for our why and our who. We're minds and makers with business sense and creative chop.

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rack construction ltd

Joined June 2019

hi i am a builder who has 7 years experience in all fields of carpentry from new builds renovations light landscaping (fences and decks to pergolas) and i am happy to undertake even the smaller jobs from time to time.

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Ryan Construction Ltd

Joined March 2018

Hi, We are a new company who specialise in renovations and additions also kitchens, bathrooms, decks and fences, we pride ourselves on delivering our clients with the best quality finish while providing competitive quotes

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Ace Building

Joined July 2018

Hi, I'm Alistair, owner of ACE Building, and nothing gives me more pleasure than a job well done. I'm a jack of all trades with experience in multiple areas and am constantly expanding my knowledge base. I am proficient in many areas, including (but not limited to); building maintenance & extensions, decks, fences, concrete pads, water drainage, insulation and joinery. I pride myself on meticul...

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DKNZ Building & Construction

Joined August 2009

I am a licenced builder who has been in the building industry for 20 plus years. My skills and abilities are not just limited to new houses and renovation's. We carry out all aspects including, plastering, painting, tiling. I have worked on a wide variety of project's through-out New Zealand and Australia both big and small, ordinary and odd.I provide the total building experience which takes...

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Salaikeni Build

Joined June 2020

Hi, My names Edwin and I have 8 years of building experience and am a qualified builder. I'm honest, trustworthy an reliable, I pride myself in taking care of my work as well as my clients ensuring utmost respect for workmanship and you. I work with you to make sure that its within budget and cost effective so that nobody loses out. I've just started my own business so I look forward to working wi...

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City Civil Construction Limited

Joined March 2019

Hi, our team is made up of skilled professionals with 20 years experience in construction and roading, 15 years building, top engineers for all metalworking projects, we can spruce your yard from front to back

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Builders Inc

Joined January 2015

Integrity Foundations: Quality - Safety - Integrity. We do any and everything to do with repiling, foundation work and floor levelling. Accept the Integrity challenge: Call us last - you'll notice a difference.

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Artifex Carpentry Limited

Joined November 2020

Artifex is a locally owned building company servicing the Manawatu and surrounding areas. Qualified Carpenter with over 17 years experience, specialising in renovations, alterations, general repairs and maintenance.

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C&L Builders

Joined August 2017

Our company complete residential and light commercial projects. We work hard to meet deadlines and satisfy out customers. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes.

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Repiling101

Joined July 2018

"101 ways to level a floor" "1 way to do it right" We take pride in providing a professional house, home or building repiling service. Specialising in subfloor fixing/bracing/structural replacement and repair. Floor re-leveling, repiling, building foundations restoration. We strive to deliver a prompt service and Quality workmanship.

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Barclay construction

Joined December 2020

Hi, I’ve been building for 8 years in all areas of building and construction, no job is to big or to small to handle I thrive on delivering a quality job the first time, I believe in giving a responsible and competitive quote on all jobs.

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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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Classical Elements Limited

Joined December 2019

Hello we are a company that provides an array of services. We have a 3T Tipper truck and also trailers available with driver for cartage, section maintenance and repairs inside and out. Fencing/retainer walls. Welding and fabrication. Professional house cleaning, end of tenancy.

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House repiling contractors

Joined May 2021

Contact the Specialist at House Repliling Contractors. Qualified tradesman with over 25 years experience. All work completed to council specifications to give you piece of mind ..,. What makes us different we care about looking after our customers and working with you to get a great result

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