There are many reasons why someone might want their house lifted. Sometimes they’re interested in lifting it up and adding a first floor underneath in order to increase their living space. Others hire us for house raising because they simply want a better view after new construction is built nearby. But the most common reason that people want a building lifted is to get it out of harm’s way during a flood. No matter the reason, Payne Construction Services can make it happen.

In this series of blogs, we’re going to discuss the intricacies of house lifting and why it’s so important. We’ll also talk about lifting other structures, from historical buildings to industrial structures. Keep reading to find out more!

  1. 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

  2. How Much Damage Does A House Suffer During House Lifting?

    At Payne Construction Services, we’re so involved with the process of house lifting that we often forget that people are still worried about how much damage will be done to a house during the house raising process. Is the house’s frame compromised? Does the plaster fall off the walls? Once the h…Read More