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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

Workmanship5
Cost5
Schedule5
Communications5

“John was great. He had prompt communication, worked to our schedule and our budget, and even though our site had tricky access that wasn't a problem.Job was done to a high standard and we are very happy. Thank you”

Work carried out by the owner/operator

Reply: “Cheers”


Remove some concrete

28th March 2017
Workmanship5
Cost4
Schedule5
Communications5

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


Workmanship5
Cost5
Schedule5
Communications5

“Greg from TAP Construction was excellent on all fronts. Very pleased with the work, would def recommend and will be using again. Thanks!”

Work carried out by the owner/operator

Reply: “Thanks Chris”


Workmanship5
Cost5
Schedule5
Communications5

“Great overall. Thanks”

Work carried out by the owner/operator


Workmanship5
Cost5
Schedule5
Communications4

“Very happy with the work completed and we would certainly be offering Tony first right of refusal on other projects that we have in mind”

Work carried out by the owner/operator

Reply: “Thanks for your review Neville.
I look forward to being of service in the future.
Tony
Action for Property Ltd.”


Turn doorway into wall...

29th September 2017
Workmanship5
Cost4
Schedule5
Communications5

“Lance and his team did a great job, were tidy, communicated well and kept to schedule. The size of the job doubled as we requested some additional work.”

Work carried out by the owner/operator

Recent jobs posted in Wellington

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…


110 yr old single story house on flat. 2 old totara piles and or joists need reinforcing in lounge. Refer to picture: See area directly next to bar stools to the left. Can possibly go through tiles at the edge of…


Replacing qty 4 like piles with like. Digging down 1.2m to 1.5 in small cavity. May have to go through floor. If you do, please include repairs in your quote. Also reinforcing a cross-beam as per design. House is…