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Question DetailsAsked on 9/5/2013

average cost for 13 interior piers for foundation

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I am assuming you mean a ranch house sitting on a perimeter foundation wall and interior concrete block piers that only embed in the ground a foot or so, with top brackets that hold short wood posts that support the beams above.

Depending on headroom (assuming this is in a crawlspace we are talking about), number of spiders and rattlesnakes and such, probably about $150-250 apiece for pier and post, assuming your house is NOT built on exposed bedrock and is in a frost-free zone. If you go with a handyman or rough carpenter instead of a house levelling and moving firm could be about 1/4-1/3 less, but results less certain. The higher end cost would be for low headroom - less than 3 feet. Adding in a bit of wedging or jacking during post installation to relevel the floors a fraction of an inch (NOT major whole-house relevel) would add probably about $300-500 total for the 13 piers - this is for a single-pass operation, not repeated pass relevelling the minor irregularities from wedging the previous post, which ends up being a pin the tail on the donkey operation taking a full day or more for 2-3 men.

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