At Payne Construction Services, we’ve been moving and lifting buildings for over 45 years. During that time we’ve moved houses, barns, businesses, historical buildings, and so much more.

Buildings are moved for a variety of reasons, and we’ll be talking about all of them in this series of blogs. How much does building moving cost? What aspects of a move affect the price? What kinds of buildings can be moved, and are there any restrictions on moving them? Keep reading to find out!

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

    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

  4. Why Is House Lifting and Building Moving Becoming More Prevalent?

    Have you noticed more people having their houses lifted? Are you seeing more buildings being moved than in recent years? You’re not imagining things. House lifting and building moving are on the rise, as people and communities realize the importance of prevention instead of repair...or even worse,…Read More