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Hydraulic Lifting of Existing Residential Structure

Project Hydraulic Lifting of Existing Residential Structure for the Provision of Additional Living Space
Client Private Client
Project Value < $100k
Project Overview The client planned to increase the usable living area of their existing home through lifting the house and constructing areas underneath including two bedrooms, a bathroom and living room. The project required structural engineering services for the hydraulic lifting.
JJR Involvement The project included the following services:

  • Review of footing layout for hydraulic lift confirmation;
  • Design of a retaining wall structure;
  • Design of piers and structural beams; and
  • Development of a drainage plan for the proposed works.