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Underpinning – the hard truth
If your home has cracks running through its walls, walls that move and doors that jam, the foundations of your home may be sinking. Because of this, you might have considered underpinning as a way to stabilise your home and stop further damage.
But here’s the reality about underpinning – it’s an invasive, difficult, time-consuming and extremely expensive process.
Underpinning your home will –
Result in massive holes dug up from beneath your home – even before pins are constructed under the footing
On average, underpinning will cost you between $20,000 to $100,000. It may cost even more depending on the size of your house
See you removed from your home for months on end.
Underpinning disturbs the physical structure of your house, your wallet and your lifestyle.
It’s a major disruption to your life in every way.
Watch our highly skilled technicians lift and level a wall.
The Buildfix promise
Our fully licenced, highly qualified team of structural engineers and technicians have inspected, stabilised and fixed the walls and foundations in countless homes of all sizes.
Personal, friendly service: we’ll treat your home as if it’s ours
Free structural inspections: we come and look at your house for nothing
Simple, transparent quotes: our quotes come with easy to understand computer-generated drawings that detail our proposed solution
Minimal disruptions to your life: our alternative to underpinning shouldn’t take more than a day or two at most
Minimal disruptions to your home: we don’t need to knock down walls or restructure anything
Affordable pricing: unlike many other building companies, we only charge between $2,000 to $10,000 to fix your foundations
Permanent fixes: we’re thorough in what we do so walls, footings and foundations stay fixed
10-year warranty: in the rare case your home regresses, we’ll be back too, at no extra cost.
Find out more about our processes.
Our underpinning alternative will save you time and money
At Buildfix, we offer an alternative modern and progressive house foundation repair solution.
It’s a solution that will see your home’s foundations stabilised, walls lifted and wall cracks repaired without any of the downsides of underpinning.
This means –
We don’t dig massive, gaping holes under your house.
We charge a fraction of the cost of underpinning. On average we charge between $2,000 to $10,000 to complete a project.
You can even stay at home while we carry out our work, which in most cases won’t take more than a couple days.
Need an alternative to underpinning?
If you’re looking for a way to fix your home’s walls and foundation without the baggage that comes with underpinning, we’d love to help you out.
* If you reside in NSW, ACT or southern QLD.