Quality, Honest, Reliable
Shane is a fourth generation house raiser with extensive experience in building, renovating and Queenslanders in particular.
Steele House raising has a huge emphasis on quality, honesty and reliability
Other house raising companies take a volume approach to business, where we offer a unique personalised service, ran by Shane Steele. Giving you a direct contact throughout the entire process, ensuring it all runs smoothly and any issues are dealt with as they arise. All work performed by Steele House Raising in-house no subcontractors.
Servicing Brisbane, Ipswich Gold Coast and Northern NSW.
STEEL SUPPLY & INSTALL
HOUSE RAISING PROCESS
understanding the process to raise your home
HOUSE PLANS & ENGINEERING
The first step to getting your house raised is to get house plans and engineering. We can help facilitate this process by putting you in touch with designers and architects we trust. This combined with site visits ensures you get the job you want as economical as possible.
This is only required in some instances for restumps and majoirty of the time for raising houses. Get in touch with us so we can help you navigate through this.
During this step you will start getting quotes for house raising and associated works. If you need council approval you will engage with a private certifier for council approval.
After a contract is signed, Steele House Raising will begin on-site works. these include but are not exclusive too
– Raising the house
– Completing excavation works
– Installing posts and beams
– Disconnection and reconnection of utitlities
– Retaining walls and slabs as required
– We also offer staircase installation whether they be timber steel or concrete.
Unlike other house raising companies we offer a unique personalised service, ran by Shane Steele. Giving you a direct contact throughout the entire process, ensuring it all runs smoothly and any issues are dealth with as they arise. All work performed by Steele House Raising in-house no subcontractors.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?
It’s a good idea to have suitable accommodation organised during the house raising period which on average is 1-3 weeks.
HOUSE RAISING COSTS
We custom quotes however here is some pricing guidelines
Prices for raising a house range from $14,000 to an average of around $25,000 when raising and or restumping a three bedroom Brisbane Queenslander.
There are other additional costs to consider as part of house raising including; plans and engineering, approvals, plumbing, electrical, excavation, stairs and a concrete slab should you need it. This is an average figure to provide a formal quotation we have to conduct a site visit and reference construction drawings.
WHY RAISE YOUR HOME?
There are many reasons to raise a house. Here are some of the main reasons why:
- To provide more space for a growing family
- Car garage
- Student accommodation
- Improve views and increase airflow
- To avoid flooding in prone areas
- Don’t want to move or sell
- Investment to increase value of the home
- Environmental – Less waste in building materials by utlising what is currently there instead of knocking down for a new build.
Concrete, steel, or timber stumps
Fourth generation house raiser servicing South East Queensland and Northern NSW
UNDER HOUSE DIG OUT
Raising a home sometimes requires excavation to dig out the underneath of the home in conjunction to raising.
TIMBER, CONCRETE SLEEPER OR BLOCK WORK
Steele House Raising offers timber, concrete sleeper or block work retaining walls to suit your needs. We will work either alongside your landscape designer to create retaining walls that compliment the landscape design.
PROTECT STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY
If your doors arent closing properly and the window frames don’t seem even, then you might need relevelling to protect the homes foundations.
Our services include; Carports, Driveways, Patios, House, Garage or Shed Slabs, Footpaths, Stairs or Access Ramps
Rotting, rusting, damaged and unstable stumps can cause sagging, warping and twisting of the existing sub-floor. Out of level houses may show signs of cracked walls, gaps in between walls, ceilings and doors that won’t shut or open.
At Reebuild we recently commissioned Shane from Steele House Raising to undertake the full house raising of our project in Clayfield and have been impressed with him and his whole team, professional contractor who got the job done, with few hazels and on time
Great job, Shane really helped us out with our time frame to be back in by Christmas. And got it done super quick.
And at a good price.
Shane made our renovation seem straight forward and enjoyable. We are so thankful for his knowledge, positive attitude and hard working team. 10/10!
Shane and his boys did am awesome job raising the house in Ashgrove,Shane arrive before the start date and knocked the job out in two weeks,could not fault the work in any way and would recommend him to anyone looking at raising/sliding or stumping a house