1. Why You’ll Have To Find A New Place To Live During House Elevation

      Like we’ve said many times before, house lifting is a big job...and big jobs take time. There are many factors that determine how long it will take to raise a house, including what it’s made out of (brick or wood), if it has a basement, how high it will be raised, and what the new foundation is going to be built out of. All of this usually takes around two to four months. That means tha…Read More

  2. A Review That Tells You What Our House Lifting Is All About

      When we write responses to the comments and suggestions that we get from customers, we usually take a few short comments that each have a specific thing to say and respond to them. But sometimes a customer gives us something to work with that’s a true gold mine, one that addresses many of the aspects of the job that we deal with every day. We’ve received just such a review from David P.…Read More

  3. More Myths About Hurricanes You Have To Watch Out For

      In a previous article we discussed seven of the most common — and dangerous — myths about hurricanes. We talked about the problems of thinking that all hurricanes are the same and that it’s only coastal areas that are affected. We also discussed the myth about the winds being the most dangerous aspect, when it’s actually overflowing river and other waterways that end up washing most…Read More

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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