House Levelling Christchurch Homes

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Re levelling & House Lifting Christchurch Properties

Common earthquake repairs are house levelling Christchurch-wide. Re levelling a house in Christchurch after the earthquakes is a common requirement because, for many, your foundations may have moved and settled, making your floor and home unstable.

If foundation levelling is deemed necessary for your earthquake repairs, Wrightway Construction will undertake re levelling a house using a hydraulic jacking system. This is the technique of house lifting Christchurch residents have become familiar with. House lifting Christchurch structures off their foundations require adjustments in extremely small increments avoiding any further consequential damage to your property. In Christchurch, most homes that have been earthquake damaged do require some form of foundation repairs, floor and house levelling.

Quality Control When House Levelling Christchurch-wide

Wrightway will continuously quality control the procedure by testing the opening of your doors, cupboards and windows to ensure the house is adjusted evenly and correctly. While re-levelling a house and foundations, it's an opportune time for you to consider underfloor insulation if required.


No Obligation Quote & Inspection

For further information about foundation re levelling a house or if you'd like a no-obligation quote, please contact us. Wrightway Construction will inspect your property and help you process the Canterbury EQC claim also.

If you’ve had earthquake repairs completed, and you’re not satisfied with the results, then Wrightway Construction can easily assist with a new professional reassessment report & help you through the process with EQC to have your home repairs managed quick & snappy.

How Re levelling a House Works

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    Connect With Us

    Usually, we like to chat on the phone with you about your house levelling or foundation repairs to get a good understanding of the issues at hand.
    We then set up a convenient time for an inspection so we can evaluate what repairs are required.

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    On-site House Levelling Inspections For Foundation Repairs

    One of Wrightway’s senior advisors will visit your home to carry out an inspection for any damage you may have experienced during the earthquakes to your foundations. We’ll document all of the areas that require repairs and prepare information that can be submitted to the insurance companies or EQC. This consultation from Wrightway is free.

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    Foundation Repair Inspections - Scope of Works

    Wrightway will then prepare the appropriate documentation and detailed cost estimates in a report. This scope of works will be detailed and prepared appropriately to be sent to EQC or an insurance company. We collate any information about your home that makes the claim process easier for both you and the recipient.

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    You’ll be provided with a timeline and milestones for the duration of your foundation repair project. You’ll be given information on what to expect and how and when accessing your home is appropriate and safe. From the moment Wrightway enters your home to commence repairs until the time of completion, it can vary, depending on the severity of your foundation repairs required. For example, we may need to lift your home. It’s best to prepare your family and living arrangements as best as possible to suit, but we talk about this with you in detail before the process begins.

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    While Onsite

    House levelling Christchurch-wide, as well as foundation repairs, can take place without you having to move out of your home. When Wrightway is in your environment, we’ll best endeavour to make it stress-free, with minimal disruption to your usual routine. We want to ensure your experience with our team of contractors is one that you’re delighted with.

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    Works Complete

    Now all projects have been completed, Wrightway will carry out a quality control procedure of workmanship. We provide a checklist that we systematically inspect all workmanship at each different stage before asking you to review our work also. It’s important you’re happy with the end result. Wrightway – house levelling Christchurch-wide for over a decade.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are several ways you can relevel a house. Grout injection below the concrete slab. Underpin or overpin the foundation. Jack and pack the piles. Remove the house from the piles, re pile the entire house and place and connect the house back onto the new pile system.


Similar to how to you know if a house requires repiling. We use a zip level to take the levels of the floor; we set the datum level to zero, and then we check each room, usually one in the middle of the room and one in each corner of the room. If there are levels higher or lower than the MBIE guidelines. If the levels were outside of tolerance, then we would carry out a sub floor inspection to understand exactly what is happening and what the next action is. Jacking and packing the piles may be the option, or re piling may be required.

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