Why You Need to Adhere to Laws and Codes for Lifting and Restumping

Having your house raised or restumped is a big job, and one in which there are many variables where something could go wrong. It is for this reason that there are specific laws and ordinance codes that are in place, to ensure that all work is carried out properly. If the work is not done […]

Soil Erosion Effects And Prevention

Jimi Hendrix sang about castles made of sand falling into the sea eventually, but soil erosion does not only affect castles made out of sand. Soil erosion can occur anywhere, and for any number of reasons but the most common is water, which is ever flowing, continuing its way to the sea. Three of the […]

Commonly Used Preservatives For Wood And Their Effectiveness

When treating timber to ensure the length of its life and prevent as much deterioration as possible, there are different methods according to what is needed. Most wood that is used for house stumps must be treated when it is at least partially dry, for both moisture and termites, which can require different processes of […]

Things To Consider Before Choosing Professional Restumping

When tackling a home renovation project, the first thing you will want to consider is whether to restump the house. The foundation of the house is the most important part, as without a strong foundation, it would be a complete waste of time to do any other work to a house. The best thing you […]

Stump Damage – How It Affects The Overall Appearance Of The House

If the stumps of your house are damaged, the signs will become evident quite quickly over time, negatively affecting the overall appearance of your home. While the state of the actual stumps may not be easily seen from the outside, due to their position under the house, if left unrepaired they can damage the rest […]

Indications That a House Might Need Restumping

For those who are looking to buy a house, or currently own an old house, there may be reason to check what repairs might be needed in the future, and whether the house is in need of restumping. Most houses are built on wooden stumps, which eventually need replacing. There are particular aspects of the […]

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Importance Of Having A Flood Proofed House Design For New Homes

As we have seen of unpredictable weather events, in Australia, and everywhere else, anything can happen, and it often does. The word on the street, from scientists and meteorologists is that we can expect weather to be wetter, which is likely to lead to flooding for some. Being prepared for the possible outcomes of any […]

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Inventive Ways to Make a Small Space More Liveable

Those who have lived in a small home quickly learn many different ways of using the space available to them by changing a few things about how they use the space. This requires looking outside of the box, which is easy if you allow your mind to wander into an expanded way of thinking, and […]