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Your Home’s Foundation – A Guide To Replacing Timber Stumps

By May 23, 2024 No Comments

The foundation of your home, comprised of stumps, bearers and joists, holds immense responsibility as the structure that physically supports your entire property.

Over time, timber stumps can deteriorate and degrade due to elements like termites, rot or subsidence.

It’s important to be aware of signs that your stumps may need replacing such as cracking in walls, floors that feel bouncy or uneven, sticking doors and sagging structures.

While DIY repairs can sometimes be attempted, major stump replacement or re-blocking requires real expertise to do properly.

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What’s Involved in Replacing Your Home’s Timber Stumps

Here are a few things to consider when it’s time to tackle a full stump replacement job:

  • Inspection: Source professional foundation specialists to conduct a thorough inspection. They’ll assess stump condition, take measurements and recommend a scope of works.
    Permits: We will handle all building permit applications for you based on council-approved plans. This provides assurance that works will comply with regulations.
  • Experience: For a job as crucial as your home’s structural integrity, choose a specialist like DJ Baker and Son with over 50 years of foundation repair experience. Their knowledge and skills ensure works are completed effectively and safely.
  • Insurance: Opt for a fully-insured company offering $20 million public liability cover. This protects you in the unlikely event of an on-site incident.
  • Communication: Regular updates throughout the project will keep you informed on progress and timelines for important works like preparing bearers, laying new stumps and levelling.
  • Warranty: A quality specialist offers a warranty to ensure your renewed foundation serves you for years to come.
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Undertaking stump replacement requires precision and care. DJ Baker and Son has the expertise, licensing and accountability to handle the task right.

With thorough inspections, personal service and guaranteed works, you can have complete confidence in leaving your foundation in their professional hands.

For a free quote and consultation, contact DJ Baker and Son, trusted Melbourne foundation specialists for over 50 years. With their expertise, let them renew the core structure keeping your home standing strong.

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