5 Must-Ask Questions Before You Raise Your House

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If you’re considering raising your house here in Brisbane or Ipswich, it’s important to do your research and choose a reputable company to complete the project.

Here are five questions to ask a house raise company before you begin:

  1. What is your experience with house raising projects? Believe it or not, some companies or builders are more suited to a build on top or extension style project. It’s crucial to find a company that has a proven track record of successfully completing house raising projects. Ask about their experience level, the types of projects they have worked on, and any relevant certifications or qualifications they may have.
  2. How do you plan to raise the house? There are several different methods for raising a house, including hydraulic jacking, slide and raise, restumping, dig outs and more. It’s essential to understand the method that the company plans to use and to ensure that it is appropriate for your specific project.
  3. What is included in the cost of the project? Make sure to ask about any additional costs that may not be included in the initial quote, such as services, concreting, site preparation, stairs or additional structural work that may be required.
  4. Can you provide references or examples of similar projects you have completed? It’s always a good idea to ask for references or examples of similar projects the company has completed (e.g check their social media presence). This can help you get a sense of their workmanship and the quality of their finished product.
  5. Do you have the necessary insurance and licenses? It’s crucial to make sure that the company you choose is properly licensed and insured. This will protect you in the event of any accidents or damage that may occur during the project.

By asking these questions, you can ensure that you choose a reputable and experienced house raising company in Brisbane that will complete the project to your satisfaction.

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