1600m2 foundation lifted, levelled and repaired in 32 days? Impossible? Not for Smartlift.

1600m2 foundation lifted, levelled and repaired in 32 days? Impossible? Not for Smartlift.

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. 

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Lifting our community

Lifting our community

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 […]

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The Power of Respect and Good Business Ethics

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 […]

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DEALING WITH A HIGH WATER TABLE

DEALING WITH A HIGH WATER TABLE

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 […]

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BEFORE AND AFTER

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 […]

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