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10 months10 monthswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Wow, just going through this thread again, heaps of information, going to embark on our second raise and renovate next year and the tips on here still relevant

8 years8 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

We used Martin @ Allzone Concrete, did a good job, can't post the contact details but look him up in the Brisbane white pages ::wink::

9 years9 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Try the blokes at Budget Houseraising @ Wynnum, pro job on our project, refer earlier posts.. :z:

9 years9 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Contract Design Staff did the Design and Engineering aspect of our project Northside Brisvegas, phone contact is /******* :wink:
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9 years9 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Hey Joe, we used Billy Bunts Plumbing for our plumbing under and nothing but praise for him, Billy's contact is Ph 0411429479, I think their at Albany Creek if memory…

10 years10 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Hi wertyq,
how long ago did you have the lift, we noticed new gaps evident in the vj boards for up to 12months after the lift, our advise from the painter…

10 years10 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

We used Direct Insurance Brokers P/L contact Kayne Anderson Ph 07 38665444 and they were very helpful, luckily we did not need to claim :wink:

10 years10 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Hi Wertyq, $1600 per m2 sounds pretty fair, if you need a painter and your in bris try Sally at Lick of Paint on Ph 32657385 she managed to match…

10 years10 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Hi Wertyq, just noted in your post you are having internal stairs, trick for the punters out there if you do not want to lose upstairs and downstairs space to…

10 years10 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Hi Wertyq, would be interested to know the current price per sq metre the builders are charging now? would expect materials have gone up considerably in last 2 years but…

10 years10 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Hi David, did you build a new traditional type home or a modern home?

10 years10 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Hi PrincessB, those figures look about right as material costs steel etc) have gone up over 30% in the last year at least and going back earlier in the thread…

10 years10 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Hi Shrey, glad you found the discussion informative, from experience with regards to lifting you will lose everything underneath including the slab during the lifting as existing posts need to…

11 years11 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Hi Mate,
in order to get proper quote/s from the lifting guys and the builders you need to have plans, to get plans you need a pretty good idea of what…

11 years11 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

:shock:
just tying up the loose ends of the project with certifier and find that everything has to be on a QBSA form 15 or form 16…

11 years11 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

:D Well she's almost finished and its come up a treat! Front Stairs installed in last few weeks by Ideal Stairs in Brisbane who…

11 years11 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

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Here's something I did not expect, whilst the interior vj walls did not crack or anything immediately after the lift we have noticed over the…

11 years11 yearswyldwyld posted:
Copper or plastic

RATS, not saying you have them but they can eat into plastic, imagine the drama if the little buggers ate into your plastic piping concealed in the ceiling of your…

11 years11 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Hi David,
thought this would be about the mark, on our job there was quite a bit of clearing etc with bobcat and also needed a mini excavator at one stage…

11 years11 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Hey David, I rechecked on raising, here's the break up...
1. raise house on drop on blocks $3800+GST
2. 21pcs 75x75x4 gal posts $6090+GST
3. 22pcs 100x100x4 gal posts $7480+GST
4. 8 sets of…

11 years11 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Hey Mick, the actual raise and new posts was $29,500 including all the excavation, 23 new gal posts (1/2 of them 100mm and 1/2 75mm) and about 5 beams (1…

11 years11 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

re slab, make sure the concreter uses a vibrator (ours did not :cry: ) and a helicopter (ours did

11 years11 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Hi David, your draftsman should include the footing details on the drawings for engineers approval, we used Contract Design Staff Ph 07 3892 4360 who do the drawings and engineering…

11 years11 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Hi David, send your questions through, would love to assist, cheers Wyld

11 years11 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Hi Trae,
just reread our post, we had surprisingly little damage after the lift, though I did happen to be there when one corner went up a tad quicker than the…

11 years11 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Hi Trae, the tilers are working downstairs as I write, paving the outdoor patio, downstairs bathroom and laundry. The electrician will finalise everything downstairs 26.06.2007 and our builder will finish…

12 years12 yearswyldwyld posted:
Anybody have a home based business?

Hi Elizabeth, just read your comments on multi occupancy, heres a trick someone told me, if you want to make a separate dwelling in your home, say underneath, call the…

12 years12 yearswyldwyld posted:
Anybody have a home based business?

Hi, re the cables for the pc's etc, pick up some 'spiral wrap (also known as pigs tail) from jaycar, bunnings or an electrical wholesale and bundle cables together!

12 years12 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Hi All, we used Simpson Raynor Surveys Ph 07 3899 8105. mmm, like to upload photos but not sure how to, any ideas?

12 years12 yearswyldwyld posted:
Quote for raising house and building underneath

Well as can be expected when renovating costs have blown out a bit but mainly due to deciding as you go along that other things may as well be done…

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