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 […]
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 […]
20/11/15 Hawkins Infrastructure Ltd and SmartLift Systems Ltd Partnership Agreement To all of our clients within the Canterbury Repair Programme, Hawkins Infrastructure wish to advise that the Partnership Agreement between Hawkins Infrastructure Ltd and SmartLift Systems Ltd concludes on the 31st of December 2015. It is with great pleasure and respect to SmartLift Systems that […]
What is a high water table? The term “water table” is used to describe the level at which the soil and gravel are completely saturated. The water table height can fluctuate due to a range of environmental, geographical and seasonal causes, and is particularly noticeable in low-lying areas. Factors such as high tide and extended […]
Many experts say it can’t be done. They claim, “You need to replace your foundation”. SmartLift unreinforced foundations repair services are here to help. Before you take the extreme and costly step of foundation replacement, let SmartLift assess your old type-B ring and pile foundation. Chances are we can save you a lot of money […]
Repairing your foundation is a significant job, and requires an immense amount of trust. Rest assured, we take a huge amount of care before and after we’ve repaired and levelled your foundations to give you the best possible result. So what will happen to the property when we start digging around the foundation? The simple […]