1. Steps in Preparing a House for Lifting

    Whether you’re having your house lifted in order to move it to another location, the house needs to be raised above a flood zone, if the foundation needs to be repaired, or if you want to expand a basement or crawl space, preparing the house to be lifted is an intricate process. In order to preven…Read More

  2. A historical house raised to prepare for a new foundation - Payne Construction Services

    Historic Preservation: Why Building Moving Occurs

    If you think about it, moving a building is a big deal. After all, you’re moving something that was never supposed to be moved. The structure was put there so that it would withstand storms, earthquakes, and war, and the builders of it never even thought for a moment that it would ever rest anywhe…Read More

  3. 6 Advantages of Helical Piling Anchors Over Concrete Caissons

    If you’re not familiar with helical pilings, you should be. Helical pilings offer many advantages when you need to create a solid anchor in the ground. We’ve performed helical pile installation for many purposes, including foundation underpinning, slope stabilization, wall anchors, pipeline tie-…Read More

  4. A new construction house lifted for foundation repair - Payne Construction Services

    What You Can Save By Investing In House Lifting In Massachusetts

    When it comes to house lifting and house moving, the first “loss” that most people think of regards the house itself. After all, lifting or moving a house is a big deal, so it’s pretty obvious that the house is being moved in order to protect it. It’s all about protecting the house itself, r…Read More

  5. A lifted house supported with beams getting ready for a new foundation - Payne Construction Services

    Do You Need a New and Improved Beach House Foundation?

    Many people dream of living on an East Coast beach. While beachfront property might be colder in the areas we serve — Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, NewHampshire, Connecticut, and Rhode Island — it’s worth it to see the beauty of the ocean and the sunrises over the water. While it’s lovely t…Read More

  6. A two-story house with balconies raised with new concrete beams - Payne Construction Services

    Surprising Benefits of House Lifting

    In a recent blog, we discussed five of the primary reasons that people have house lifting performed. The most obvious is to protect it from floodwater and/or hurricanes swells, to ensure that the main floor never goes underwater. Houses that flood are also more susceptible to black mold in the futur…Read More

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    Why Trust Payne Construction With Your House Lifting and Moving?

    Is your house important to you? If you are on our site, it’s likely that your house is not only your most expensive possession, but also you’re most treasured. Houses are where we relax after a hard day, raise our kids, and spend special time with friends. In short, it’s where we make memories…Read More

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    Ready For Building Moving Or House Lifting? You Might Not Be

    When most people are having their home moved or lifted, their thoughts are about the home itself. That makes sense, of course, because it’s called “house moving” and “house lifting.” More than anything they’re concerned about the physical structure they live in. But while the house is th…Read More

  9. 5 Most Common Reasons People Have House Lifting Performed

    While house lifting is itself a surprisingly gentle process — a little drywall cracking is usually the extent of the damage —  it’s still a big deal. There will be dozens of people working on a house-lifting project over the course of weeks, and it usually involves the destruction of the orig…Read More