Generally, we can move all types of structures however some are easier than other so price plays a big role. Wood frame, masonry, and steel buildings are more commonly moved. The most questioned structure type is masonry; it’s often believed to be unmovable. However, we’ve moved many masonry buildings. Because masonry adds considerably more weight to buildings, a similar structure constructed with just wood would cost much less. Veneer off of a masonry building is sometimes removed before a move for the owner to save money.
We have preserved the past in our business in the past. We’ve worked with historical societies, as well as homeowners to raise, and move structures of historical significance.
Each house or building moving project has its own challenges and can cost considerably different. The challenges that arise while we do a project include structural construction, dimensions, and stuctural integrity, the route we have to take and clearance on power lines.
Some costs that commonly are associated with raising or moving your home that Goldschmidts are affiliated with are any required permits, any overhead utility handling, and if police escorts are needed.
Yes, we commonly raise a house for a foundation to be replaced or added. The house would be raised, the old foundation would be removed, any additional excavation would be done which we offer equipment to do all these steps. Once we have our job done you will hire a contractor to construct your new foundation. When the new walls are ready, the house would be lowered and set upon them.
This common question is asked a lot but does not have a real answer. There is normally a way for us to move any building a great distance. Another thing to keep in mind the further the move the more cost affiliated with it. When we discuss your project we can determine a cost and ability to move your building your thought upon distance.
It is possible for us to move with additions and fireplaces. We often can carry the fireplace during the move. We will discuss these challenges when we talk about your move.
We sure do, we have a Certificates of Insurance and a building moving license, and other information is available upon request. If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact us right away. We look forward to hearing from you regarding your moving project.