M. T. Kirkpatrick
House Movers and Foundation Repair

2889 Mayfield Road
Warrior, Alabama 35180
205-913-0948

FAQs

1.  Why would I want to move my house/building?    
To save a house from demolition due to highway expansion and residential/commerical development.

2.  How is a house/building moved?
Holes are cut into the existing foundation, steel beams are placed under house/building for support, then placed on our hydraulic trailer which is attached to the truck.

3.  How much does it cost to move a house/building?
The cost depends mostly on the size of the house/building and the distance it needs to travel. The average cost is $10-15 per square foot.

4.  What size house/building can be moved?
The size of the house/building that can be moved depends on the obstacles along the route it needs to travel - such as overpasses, bridges, power lines, and trees.

5.  How far can my house/building be moved?
The State of Alabama permits allow houses and buildings to be moved 50 miles.

6.  How long will it take to move my house/building?
Depends on size of house/building and weather, but most moves take about 1 to 2 weeks.

7.  What kind of damage should we expect from moving our house/building?
Damage is minimal during moves but small cracks may be found around windows and doors.

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