Restumping, otherwise known as reblocking, involves removing existing stumps and replacing them with new stumps. Many Melbourne homes have the practice of constructing houses on timber posts. These timber posts become the foundation of the house and are known as “Stumping”. Overt time, stumps begin to rot, crack or break, leading to uneven floors, doors and windows not hanging well. Our professionals recommend to replace defective stumps and make your house structurally sound.
Having talented and skillful personnel, Ibcon Reblocking and Underpinning experts use jacks to get your job done. Jacks are placed around the damaged stumps to provide support to the floorboards and securely place each stump in the required position.
Victorian Red Gums are used as rot-resistant timber stumps, but nowadays most Melbourne homeowners are opting for advanced and expensive concrete or galvanized steel, and sometimes, it can be a combination of both. In addition to having an extended lifespan, these stumps need low maintenance, provides sturdiness and secured exactly into bearers.
When to Hire Reblocking Specialist Melbourne?
Some of the signs that your house may show that it needs restumping include:
House Restumping is a long process. You would need professionals to lift the floorboards and examine the stumps. Our experienced workforce checks the existing foundations and use advanced equipment to raise the floorboards, place a jack near the damaged stump, and place with a new stump precisely. We also make sure house levelling is done after the restumping process.
If your house is lower to the ground, it might be very hard for engineers to access the stumps underneath. In such cases, our staff must excavate or raise the floorboards to restump the house, which can attract additional costs.
Before you dive into contacting any restumping contractor, think about your budget. We offer budget-friendly solutions to restump your Melbourne house.
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Ibcon Reblocking and Underpinning Pty ltd
22 Richard St,
Hadfield VIC 3046, Australia.