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. We have seen every kind of foundation you can imagine from old style non re-enforced rubble foundations, to wood piles, to concrete slabs and everything in between. With the cleverly engineered […]
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 Smart Lift 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 Smart Lift Systems Ltd concludes on the 31st or December 2015. It is with great pleasure and respect to Smart Lift […]
There are varying soil types in Christchurch and with the low lying geographical nature of many areas of this city you don’t have to dig down far to reach water. This presents a challenge when digging down to excavate around foundations and you discover the water table. Areas such as South Brighton, Merivale, Parklands and […]
Many experts say it can’t be done. They claim, “You need to replace your foundation”. Before you take that extreme and costly step, let SmartLift assess your old type-B ring and pile foundation. Chances are we can save you a lot of money and anguish by repairing your old style foundation. What this refers to are the […]
We are often asked what will happen to the property when we start digging around the foundation. The simple answer is we leave your property ready to be landscaped and finished off by your builder or company managing your repair. If there are certain plants or trees you would like saved, we can advise on what […]
What to consider when buying property As Is Where Is in Christchurch. ‘As is – Where is’ properties have been in the Christchurch real estate market now for a few years. Is buying property As Is Where Is worth the risk? These are homes that have been deemed too expensive to repair so insurance companies […]