Challenge: Concrete floorslab of a two-storey residential building surrounded by landscaping has slumped into the earth from past earthquake damage, out of level by 200mm. Case Study: A once eye-catching two-storey residential property now turned to a noticeably damaged and tired unit. This two-storey residential building had been hit hard by the Canterbury earthquakes, resulting […]
Challenge: Structurally sound luxury home resting upon crippled foundations constructed up to 3 metres in depth. The entire structure was suffering from global settlement over 80mm. In the hillside location of Havelock North was a modern architecturally designed home sitting upon severely damaged concrete foundations. Although the home itself had no damage the foundations had […]
The Challenge: Concrete foundation with earthquake damage requiring a lift and partial foundation replacement A cosy 1950s home nestled into the countryside of Waiau was badly effected by the 2016, 7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake. The rural country home was damaged with large cracks running through the concrete foundation resulting in varying levels between rooms. The Result […]
New tally as of June 10, 2019. SmartLift have lifted and repaired over 638 earthquake damaged foundations within Canterbury. Would you like to know if your house is worth saving and you are making the right choices? Make you home safer and MORE VALUABLE BY REPAIRING your foundation the smart way.
A commercial client approached Smartlift with a challenge- a foundation ground floor retail space was structurally sound but suffered cosmetic damage to the floor levels. The floor was high in places and low in others. The unevenness made it a point of concern due to possible tripping points. This was not satisfactory for the client, as they take safety and well-being of their retailers and customers very serious. An upgrade repair was required.
Since early 2012 SmartLift has lifted and repaired over 450 earthquake damaged foundations within Canterbury. Every single foundation repair was unique because every building was affected differently, and we pride ourselves in providing high quality foundation repairs to our community. We have seen every kind of foundation you can imagine from old style non re-enforced rubble foundations, […]
SmartLift team would like to extend our sincere congratulations to the amazing Te Waka Aroha group on their successful motion in city council today in getting their CCC grant to purchase their building in South Brighton. This means they can start work on repairing their community hall. What a fantastic effort! We look forward to […]
Following the story of our Free Lift for Christchurch winners; here is the latest update on where we are at with the projects for all those who worked so hard to gain votes for their communities. Hello everyone! We are well under-way on our Free Lift for Christchurch projects now with competition winners Te […]
We’ve decided due to outstanding efforts, that there is a second deserving winner of a free lift and level from the team at SmartLift… Well, it seems the media have jumped the gun and many of you will have already heard that the “Free Lift for Christchurch” prize has now been doubled. Te Waka […]
We have a winner! The public has voted and it is time to congratulate and celebrate with Te Waka Aroha South Brighton, whose community building has won the free ‘lift and level’ from Smartlift. Congratulations to Te Waka Aroha South Brighton who have fought all month to rally their community to vote for them, […]