House Lift and Renovation

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We're lifting and sliding our existing Queenslander home onto one lot and renovating it.

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Old houses come with surprises, like crooked bearers. Here the house raisers had to cut the new metal beam to work around an old off-set beam under the house. This will have ramifications down the track in the placement of walls.

Old houses come with surprises, like crooked bearers. Here the house raisers had to cut the new metal beam to work around an old off-set beam under the house. This will have ramifications down the track in the placement of walls. #renovation #houselift

Concrete is poured around the stumps. House Lift, Queenslander, Home Reno, Concrete, Shed, Outdoor Structures, Outdoor Decor, Sheds, Tool Storage
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Concrete is poured around the stumps. #concreting #restumping

The house is wrapped in insulation and the exterior pine cladding is started. House Lift, Queenslander, Home Ownership, Cladding, Insulation, Pine, Exterior, Outdoor Decor, Home Decor
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The house is wrapped in insulation and the exterior pine cladding is started.

Stone age techniques obviously still work, the re-stumping guys use a stone dropped from the stump attachment point to identify where to dig the post holes.

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The external laundry is framed up. House Lift, Queenslander, Laundry, Room, Home Decor, Laundry Room, Bedroom, Decoration Home, Laundry Service
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The external laundry is framed up. #laundry #renovation

Cladding installed on lower level to match existing weatherboards. House Lift, Queenslander, Cladding, Garage Doors, Shed, Outdoor Structures, Outdoor Decor, Home Decor, Decoration Home
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Cladding installed on lower level to match existing weatherboards. #renovation #cladding

In the summer heat, as I enjoy a Northern winter, the builders toil away, wrapping the house in insulation and commence cladding the building. House Lift, Queenslander, Summer Heat, Cladding, Insulation, Wrapping, Cabin, House Styles, Building
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In the summer heat, as I enjoy a Northern winter, the builders toil away, wrapping the house in insulation and commence cladding the building. #insulation #renovation

The new Colourbond roof is installed as well as the subfloor for the lower floor. House Lift, Diy Organization, Organizing, Queenslander, Home Renovation, Cabin, Flooring, House Styles, Awesome
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The new Colourbond roof is installed as well as the subfloor for the lower floor. #subfloor

The old decramastic roofing is removed and the house receives a new Colorbond roof. Colorbond Roof, House Lift, Queenslander, Old Things, Cabin, House Styles, Home Decor, Decoration Home, Room Decor
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The old decramastic roofing is removed and the house receives a new Colorbond roof. #decramastic #reroofing

The builder and welder ensuring the lugs to hold the subfloor are level before tacking into place. House Lift, Raised House, Queenslander, Weird Holidays, New Builds, Hold On, Shed, Outdoor Structures, Building
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The builder and welder ensuring the lugs to hold the subfloor are level before tacking into place. #houseraise #renovation

With the house raised the stiles are removed. House Lift, Raised House, Queenslander, Stiles, Shed, Outdoor Structures, Cabin, House Styles, Home Decor
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With the house raised the stiles are removed. #houseraise #renovation

The internal framework for the ensuite and walk in robe are built in and the plumber and electrician rough in. House Lift, Walk In Robe, Queenslander, Plumbing, Building, Home Decor, Robe, Decoration Home, Room Decor
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The internal framework for the ensuite and walk in robe are built in and the plumber and electrician rough in.

The internal framing and bracing goes in making the house a lot more stable.

The internal framing and bracing goes in making the house a lot more stable.

The house is raised to legal height and new metal stumps are placed. House Lift, Queenslander, Cabin, House Styles, Metal, Places, Home Decor, Decoration Home, Room Decor
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The house is raised to legal height and new metal stumps are placed.

Stone age techniques obviously still work, the re-stumping guys use a stone dropped from the stump attachment point to identify where to dig the post holes. House Lift, Raised House, Queenslander, Weird Holidays, Still Working, New Builds, Stone Age, Digger, Building
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Digging the stump holes

The house in its new location House Lift, Queenslander, Shed, Outdoor Structures, Cabin, House Styles, Home Decor, Decoration Home, Room Decor
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The house in its new location