Restumping and underpinning in Ballarat

About Smythesdale Restumping & Underpinning Service

At Smythesdale Restumping & Underpinning Service, quality is our number one priority. Over the last 30 years, we have built an excellent reputation for quality workmanship and prompt, reliable service. 
We have accomplished this by working closely with our customers. This ensures that we understand your needs and work within your budget.

You need a strong foundation for your home and we are the experts you can trust. Smythesdale Restumping & Underpinning is your locally owned and operated restumping service. 
We specialise in a comprehensive range of home restumping and underpinning services for residential properties in Ballarat and the surrounding areas. We service the areas of Ararat, Ballan, Beaufort, Buninyong, Clunes, Colac, Daylesford, Maryborough and Meredith.

From engineers reports and council building permits, to home restumping and levelling, we have got you covered. We are a family owned company with over 30 years of experience in the restumping, levelling and underpinning industry.

We are registered building practitioners and members of the Master Builders Association. 

We love applying our skill, knowledge and expertise so  that you can rest easy. We identify structural issues, meet all council requirements and build strong foundations for our customers.

Services available

  • House restumping
  • House re-blocking
  • House levelling
  • Underpinning
  • Organisation of engineering plans
  • Building & council permits
  • Soil testing & certification
  • Great service & competitive pricing

Reasons to call Smythesdale Restumping & Underpinning

Does your home have cracks in your brickwork? Are there gaps around your windows and doors? If you have these issues, call us so that we can provide you with an onsite inspection. 
We check your floors, piers, and stumps to determine if there is any dry rot or subfloor movement. Calling us at the first warning signs of trouble will prevent costly repairs and help maintain your investment.
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Signs that your property is damaged or at-risk for future damage

  • Internal doors are not closing properly
  • Floors vibrate when walking on them
  • Gaps between the brick footings and your home
  • There are cracks in the walls
  • Your home has drainage issues
  • Your foundation was not built upon a sub-clay foundation
  • There are drought related changes to your clay foundation

We provide onsite inspections for your convenience

How does restumping or re-blocking work?

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Re-blocking or restumping is the process of replacing the existing timber stumps or brick piers with new 100mm x 100mm concrete stumps. 

We strongly advise an inspection of your sub floor before embarking on any major renovation work. We offer no-obligation, hassle-free quotes. Call us today.
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