1. Taking a Look at Hurricane Harvey

      While the hurricane season is officially six months long, from June 1 to November 30, this year two immensely-destructive storms hit within just a week of each other. Hurricane Harvey hit Texas on August 25 and dissipated a week later, while Hurricane Irma hit around September 4. The country was still reeling from the first hurricane when the next one came and did billions more in damage. A…Read More

  2. What Really Destroys a House If It’s Not Lifted?

      Here at TurnKey Contractor Solutions, we’re all about house lifting. We want to get your home above the rainwater, swells, and overflowing rivers and canals. But that brings to mind the question, “what is house elevation actually protecting the house from? Is it just the water?” When you think about the massive destruction that hurricanes bring, the water is the middle culprit that is…Read More

  3. 8 Questions To Ask A House Lifting Company

    In our previous blogs, we’ve gone over many of the reasons that people have their houses lifted, as well as the process of house lifting. And while that knowledge is very important, it’s even more important that you choose the right house lifting company to get the house elevation done correctly. Today we’re going to take a look at the questions you should ask a house lifting company before …Read More

  4. 8 Factors That Determine The Cost of House Lifting

      There’s a reason that we offer a free quote for house lifting instead of putting prices on the site: the variables are just too great to post rates and say “these are our prices.” After all, you wouldn’t go to a designer and just say “build me a house.” They’re going to need much more information! There are many factors that come into play when it comes to the price of house l…Read More

  5. 3 More Reasons People Raise Houses (That Aren’t Water Related)

      In our previous blog we told you about four major reasons that people might have their house lifted, even if they don’t live in a place that is susceptible to flooding. Some people want to raise their house in order to dig a basement for additional living space, while others are more interested raising the house and putting a level underneath it, making the first floor the second floor. O…Read More

  6. 4 Reasons People Raise Houses (That Aren’t Water Related)

    Over the course of the last 30 or so blogs, we’ve told you all about the reasons that people get house raising performed. Most of those reasons were rivers, canals, creeks, and hurricanes! We’ve gone over the process of lifting a house above base flood elevation, how to apply for FEMA and other government grants, and the ways that preparation can make the entire process go a lot faster. But al…Read More

  7. How High Should You Raise Your House?

    One of the most common questions we get in the early stages of a house lifting project is “how high should I raise my house.” It’s a good question, one that has to be decided before we get the process started. There are quite a few variables that go into deciding how high to lift a house, and it’s important to get a professional involved to help you balance all of them in order to give you…Read More

  8. Check Out Our New House Lifting Commercial!

    Hey, have you seen our new commercial? If you haven’t seen it on TV, check it out right here. Not bad, huh? That’s a recent house lifting we took care of on Long Island, and you’re seeing the process over a number of days. If you live on Long Island (and if you got here by typing in “house raising Long Island,” it’s likely you do!), you’ve probably seen houses lifted from time to tim…Read More

  9. Elevating Our Reputation in the Home Elevation Business

    In previous blogs we’ve responded to some of the reviews and testimonials that people have left for us and the home elevation services that we’ve performed for them. While we love hearing from people who have had their home lifted by Turn Key, our clients aren’t the only ones we work with to get homes safe from the floods. Let’s take a look at one more review and then let you know why we…Read More

  10. Is House Lifting Worth It? Here are 4 Good Reasons To Do It

    Hey, if you only have five seconds to read this blog, the answer is “yes.” House lifting is worth it. But if you want a little more of an explanation, we’re more than happy to expound on that answer a bit more. It’s been awhile since we’ve talked about the reasons that people go through the process of house lifting, so we thought we’d take some time to give you four excellent reasons w…Read More