Did you know that many houses in Melbourne were once built on wooden stumps? But as resilient as many Australian timbers can be against rot and infestation, they also have an expiration date. In this instance, the stumps need to be replaced with concrete stumps in a process called house restumping that helps to protect your home. If you are looking for professionals who have years of experience in house restumping in Melbourne, call TacticsÂ Reblocking and Underpinning. We offer competitive restumping costs and can fix the problem early before it becomes too serious.
What Does Restumping a House Involve?
The process of restumping a house essentially involves jacking up the area of the house near the damaged or defective stump and substituting out the damaged stumps with the new and improved concrete stumps. We then carefully let the floor joists back down onto the new stumps and secure them in place. To make sure the new concrete stumps continue to keep the house structurally sound and level, we ensure the highest level of precision when securing the stumps in place. The restumping cost will be discussed with you prior to the Melbourne restumping job being carried out. You may also want to see Underpinning.
Signs Your Home Needs House Restumping
There are numerous red flags that might indicate that you might need to look into house restumping. Creaking floors, for example, might indicate that they are no longer level, or it may be a sign that the supporting stump beneath it may have settled. Settling or rotting stumps might present themselves as spongy feeling floors, while sticking doors or windows may indicate the house structure is no longer level.
If you are concerned about house restumping cost, consider the cost of repairing your home if the stump does give way and you need to do repairs to a collapsed part of your property or fix a foundation that is no longer level. For this reason, it’s recommended that you consider restumping a house sooner rather than later.
For more information on everything from concrete stumps to house restumping costs and much more, call Tactics Reblocking and Underpinning on 0455 888 899 or contact us online. We are happy to answer any questions you might have about house restumping in Melbourne and provide you with an estimate of our restumping costs.