September 21, 2023 // BMSA Footing Solutions
Restumping, also known as reblocking, involves replacing the stumps on a home that has settled or shifted due to soil movement, termite infestations or stump decay. With many older homes built on timber stumps, which are highly prone to degradation – restumping a house is an unfortunate necessity for many Aussie homeowners.
Restumping a house is a significant undertaking so naturally, you’re likely wondering how much it costs to restump a house. Below we provide a general overview of the factors that can affect the cost of restumping your home.
Factors Affecting Restumping Costs:
Several factors can influence the cost of restumping a house:
While it’s not possible to give a one-size-fits-all estimate due to the many variables at play, homeowners can expect to pay anywhere from $400 to $600+ per stump for a restumping job in Australia. However, these figures are indicative, and it’s always advisable to obtain quotes from several contractors for a more accurate estimate tailored to your specific situation.
Future Proofing Your House Stumps
As mentioned above, whilst timber is a more cost-effective option when it comes to restumping your house, it is more susceptible to damage than other materials like steel or concrete. By restumping your house with Stumprite Adjustable Steel House Stumps you’ll have peace of mind knowing that your foundations are fire & termite-proof with the additional benefit of them being adjustable – meaning should soil movement occur over time, you’ll be able to have them adjusted to compensate.
Head on over to our Stumprite page now to view the full range of adjustable house stumps, tops, connectors and baseplates.