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Your guide to Foundations in Wellington

House Foundations - The Pros & Cons of 3 Different Types

When you’re building a house you start from the ground up, with the foundations. There are 3 types of foundations to choose from. You choices depend on the type of home you are building and where you’re building it. A proper foundation does more than just hold a house up. It keeps out moisture, insulates against cold weather and resists movement of the earth around it. One more thing: It should last forever. House foundations When you’re building a new home, consult with your builder and… (view full article)

Reviews of Wellington Foundation Specialists

Fix Pergola

25th November 2017
Workmanship5
Cost5
Schedule5
Communications5

“The job was done as soon as the materials were available and carried out to an excellent standard. Would definately recommend REX Construction based on my experience.”

Work carried out by the owner/operator


Remove some concrete

28th March 2017
Workmanship5
Cost4
Schedule5
Communications5

“Would use again. Thanks for the no problem work”


Workmanship4
Cost4
Schedule4
Communications4

“No complaints at all. As a remote landlord, they went over and above. Thanks guys.”

Work carried out by the owner/operator


Workmanship5
Cost5
Schedule5
Communications5

“This job was hampered by bad weather, but John was excellent at communicating when they would be coming and even making up for lost time on the weekends”

Work carried out by the owner/operator

Reply: “Thankyou for your feed back much appreciated. Your guys are awesome

Cheers
John”


New fencing and gate

2nd April 2017
Workmanship5
Cost4
Schedule4
Communications4

“Good working crew, very obliging, fence great. They were very tidy, took away rubbish, I would recommend them to anyone who asks”

Work carried out by the owner/operator


Fence foundation

10th August 2016
Workmanship5
Cost5
Schedule5
Communications5

“Very pleased with the workmanship Tom performed . Would fully recommend.
Thank you Tom.”

Work carried out by the owner/operator

Recent jobs posted in Wellington

Prop and slowly jack (approx. 5mm) the two main beams supporting the front extension of the house at the junction end only. Pack the beam between the existing ribbon plate and re-secure. Install a new 150 x 50 ribbon…


Earthquake damage, concrete slab in lounge corner has a crack with a 25mm lip, corner has dropped off the bottom plate. Also corner of house has dropped 50mm. Can send engineers report.


Assessment and replacement of piles. The house is 90 square metres. The house is about 100 years old and is not level. Some piles have been replaced but there are a few that are very old.About half of this area has been…


I have bedroom that I have taken the floor boards up and the structure of the flooring (and old wood piles) has rooted - due to the wood being directly on the dirt and water coming in the side of the wall (we are on a…


1. Wire concrete piles to the bearers 2. Jack up the north west front bedroom. 3. Living Area towards the rear of the room. Fit new piles under 2 bearer rows


1930s Totora piles need replaced under our house. Would like a quote to repile as per detail provided. Quote for replacement of 29 to 30 Piles. Works would need to start and finish between Monday the 14th of August &…


I have a wooden villa in Brooklyn Wellington, made in 1910. It has been repiled previously, but there are a couple of areas where the floor is bouncy and this has got worse in the last 9 years. Looking under the…


Hi there we have some piles that are close to an excavation that was done prior to us buying the house and we have been told that we should fix this. Can someone provide me a quote with what it would cost and when they…


URGENT WAITANGI WEEKEND JOB Estimated 1 hour job (another builder has sighted it and estimates 1 hour) to trim down a wedge between a pile and bearer and refix it in place. Concreting path next week, so access to…


I have a 150 year old cottage that requires re-piling and extensive floor reframing. The site has poor access.


I need to re pile the majority of my house. A central section was completed some time in the past but a lot of the house has not be done and is sub standard. There is minimal clearance in parts although some floors can…


Replacement of timber piles in sub floor area. One of the builders report recommendations when we bought the property was to replace some timber piles. Looking for an indication of cost. Maybe further remediation…


There is a crack in the concrete foundation of the house and one of the piles. This was noted on a building report when the house was purchased (see photos). There is possibly some levelling needed in that corner as…


There is a crack in the concrete foundation of the house and one of the piles. This was noted on a building report when the house was purchased (see photos). There is possibly some levelling needed in that corner as…


I recently removed some bricks that were hard against some lower weatherboards. Once the bricks were removed it uncovered some rotten weatherboards that need replaced. I also want the piles in this area to be…