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How to protect your home from future floods

House lifting, also called house raising is a great way to protect your home from future floods and lower insurance costs at the same time.

Tropical Storm Sandy was a nasty storm that brought billions of dollars of damage to the New Jersey Shore. Massive flooding and other water damage hurt, and in some cases destroyed, New Jersey residents homes. While we cannot eliminate all future storms, or control the weather, we can help minimize the damage as much as possible.

Raising your New Jersey home can be an excellent solution. House lifting helps protect and minimize the damage your property will absorb due to large storms and hurricanes. It will reduce the cost of your flood insurance while possibly increasing the value of your home at the same time.

Whether your house is on a slab or foundation, house lifting can help provide you with a workable solution, because no two homes are exactly alike. We will assess your exact situation, and make sure that your house gets raised safely and on budget. During the lifting process, you will not be able to stay in the home. So we work as quickly as possible so as not to disrupt your life while adhering to all the FEMA requirements zoning as well as local township regulations. When you lift your house, eight, nine or even 10 psi.

There are some additional benefits beyond the obvious ones mentioned above. For instance, lots of storage space can be created from outdoor equipment, small boats machinery and the like. The possibilities are endless. We are here to help discuss these possibilities and come up with the best possible solution for you and your family.