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Best House Lifters in New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania

W.A. Building Movers & Contractors is a full service construction and rigging company and served in New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania that uses over 100 years of combined expertise to provide the best service for your project regardless of the level of difficulty. Utilizing top of the line equipment and operators our teams are able to tackle the most delicate and intricate residential job sites while having the ability to take on large scale commercial projects. You will not find a project the W.A. cannot handle.

Our goal is to facilitate the project in such a way as to help the customer have the easiest solution to continue their project in the most work efficient and time effective manner. Our overall experience in all aspects of construction allows W.A. to approach each site with the entire vision of the project in mind and this allows our service to stand out from the crowd.

W. A. Building Movers & Contractors was founded in 1970 by Wayne Yarusi, following five generations of family involvement in the construction industry. This longevity has established our company as a full service Building/Structural Raising, Moving and Contracting Company.

Wayne has served as a past president of The New England Association of Structural Movers and is a long term member of the International Association of Structural Movers. Over the years, we have become a leader and strong advocate in the relocation and renovation of Historical Preservation Moves. W. A. Building Movers relocated a historical home that was and is still featured on the Discovery Channel show “Dirty Jobs”.

W.A. Building Movers – Home Elevation and Heavy Construction Services.

W. A. Building Movers & Contractors has been elevating homes since the 1970’s. This longevity has established our company as a full service House and Structural Moving and Contracting Company.

W. A. Building Movers & Contractors Inc. holds a reputation​ of having a loyal relationship with their clients founded on their integrity and availability.

Throughout our years of business, we have built a team of professionals who continue to thrive in making our company a pillar in its field.

Specializing in Residential, Commercial and Industrial Structural Moves, W. A. Building Movers & Contractors Inc. are experienced and equipped to perform projects that include, but are not limited to, raising, turning, leveling and moving buildings and/or houses.

We have the capabilities to install piles of wood, steel​, and concrete to establish a lasting base for the existing structure to rest upon. Our pile driving operation also allows us to enter into low overhead and tight areas for pile installation. Whatever your needs may be, we offer a service that will always meet your expectations.

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House lifting



House lifting is the process of separating a building from its foundation and temporarily lifting it with hydraulic screw jacks. The process is the first step in structure relocation in which the building is moved to a different location.

House raising

House raising allows you to increase livable space without having to move.House raising can be a less invasive construction process and cost less (than new construction) because you are not disrupting what exists on upper floors.

Foundation Repair

Foundation Repair and cracking can present significant structural problems for your home along with a reduction in the home’s value. Repairing the foundation of a home is time sensitive—if not repaired quickly, it can lead to additional problems that are unrepairable, and the structure will be unsafe to live in.

Underpinning

Underpinning is the process of strengthening the foundation of an existing building or other structure. Underpinning may be necessary for a variety of reasons: The original foundation isn’t strong or stable enough. The usage of the structure has changed.

House Leveling

House leveling is a term used to describe the process of lifting a home as close to its original state as possible. Leveling a house is usually accomplished by performing foundation repair. A home that is sinking at one end or multiple places likely has a structural problem.

Equipment & Storage.

Heavy Equipment & Storage space is a must-have for your super heavy and awkwardly sized equipment, parts, tools, and machinery. WA conveniently store heavy equipment and bulk items from floor to ceiling.

Pyrrhotite Problems

If pyrite or pyrrhotite are present in the rocks underneath buildings, the swelling can push on the foundation, walls, and basement floor of the building, causing cracks and other structural damage. In some cases, groundwater can then transport sulfates into the cracked foundation, causing further damage.

Crumbling Foundations

Presence of pyrrhotite in the concrete combined with moisture and oxygen. Critical element is moisture and the interaction of pyrrhotite with moisture and oxygen. Homes with small amounts of pyrrhotite (less than 0.3%) still can experience crumbling foundations.

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