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Cost To Raise a House in Connecticut

The range for the cost to raise a house is so broad that it is almost impossible to give an estimate without looking at the structure first. There are multiple factors that can raise or lower the total cost. Every quote is customized to every job depending on the following factors:


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Size and Construction of House
Age and House Condition
Status of Foundation
Height of Lift
Labor and Materials
Property Restrictions
Time frame


How much does it cost to raise a house?


What is the cost to raise a house in Connecticut?

The cost of the house depend few factors. It is impossible to estimate the average cost of the house without scrutinizing the structure of the construction. There are several factors that can raise overall cost. The factors are stated below.

  • Construction and the size of the house

The cost of the house largely depends on the type of construction materials that are being used at the time of construction of the house. The construction materials include brick, terracotta, block, wood frame, etc. Among all the materials the wood is cheaper than other materials.

  • Condition of the foundation

The cost of the house depends on the status of the base. If the base is damaged then you need to add support with some concrete or helical piles. The cost is largely influenced by the weight and size of the structure. The helical piles are affordable than that of the concrete piles. If the base is unaffected then the high cost can be avoided.

  • Framing

People often ask How Much Does It Cost To Raise a House in Connecticut? The answer deals with several factors that are needed to considered. One of the important factors is framing. If the frame of the hose is ruined then it can corrected by repairing or replacing the stairs or the decks.

  • Permits

To raise a house it requires permits. The permit costs around 2,500 to 5000 dollar.

  • Materials and labors

To raise a house the materials and labor cost influence the overall cost.

  • Utilities

During the construction you need to shut the electricity, phone, internet, and plumbing services.

  • Property restriction

The cost rises if the house is refurbished, when the property is surrounded by the big trees and that make bringing the materials difficult.

  • Miscellaneous

There are few factors that are essential and influence the cost of the house. A construction requires architect, engineer and labors and the cost rises to hire them.

  • Landscaping

There is time when you need to remove the trees around the property. The cost automatically goes up to cut down the trees.


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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.

House Elevation

The process is used when the homes slab and footings are poured together. Initially this involves tunneling under the home and driving push piers based on soil type, to exposing the footing or grade beams.

House Jacking

House Jacking is the process of separating a building from its foundation and temporarily raising 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 Moving

House moving means picking a house up from its foundation and setting it down elsewhere. See why house moving is an alternative to buying a new house..

Structure Lifting

Structure Lifting, Lowering, & Sliding. For projects in which cranes or other conventional handling equipment cannot be used because of excessive weight, dimensions or space limitations, the Heavy Lifting System often provides an effective solution.

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.

Foundation Raising

Raising a foundation is an extreme form of repair in which a house is lifted, the old foundation is removed and a new one is built. This is done in situations where the house is intact, but the supporting structure has extreme damage.

Foundation Leveling

The term “foundation leveling” refers to the process of leveling an uneven concrete slab, crawl space or basement foundation to a satisfactory elevation. Foundation leveling can be accomplished using a wide-variety of different foundation repair methods.

Flooding Services

We have the expertise and the resources to handle any size disaster and can respond immediately to storm and flooding conditions. Professionals are dedicated to responding immediately to water and storm damage emergencies.


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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