After Hurricane Sandy,
With Mother Nature, there’s no guarantee the NJ flood map is 100% accurate. Coastal communities will always be at risk. FEMA’S latest NJ flood map expands flood hazard areas. NJ towns are using the
The best time to mitigate is during reconstruction.
NJ house raising requires evaluation of the structure from soil to roof. As a general contractor, Stone Creek coordinates environmental and engineering services for NJ house lifting. We review lift height, soil compression, structure height, and existing soil and foundation condition. We may advise adding to or retrofitting the foundation, moving the house and installing wooden piles, and/or reconstructing with a concrete column foundation.
A NJ house lifting is a large undertaking, but not raising a structure may result in 10 times the insurance cost and may risk a complete loss in a flood. Informational resources for a property owner considering a house raising are available at FEMA’s Coastal Data web page (http://www.region2coastal.com/bestdata). Before you raise the roof, contact
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