House & Cottage Raising

If your home does not have a basement, or if it has a crawl space that you would like to change into a basement, Cedar Creek Contracting can safely ‘raise’ it and construct a new foundation and full basement. This renovation will double your living space, level the floors and considerably increase the value of your home.

How we raise a house to construct a new foundation and basement.

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Stage 1

The house is detached from the existing foundation if there is one.

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Stage 2

Steel beams are then inserted under the house to support it during the lift.

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Stage 3

Hydraulic jacks are then used to slowly and evenly raise the house up — cribbing is inserted  under the house to hold it safely.

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Stage 4

A new foundation and walls are constructed.

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Stage 5

The house is then slowly lowered onto the walls.

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Final Stage

The house is then finished to the plan specifications.