What to Consider Before Moving a Barn

What to Consider Before Moving a Barn When America was founded, Thomas Jefferson believed it would become a country whose local farmers gave it complete independence and freedom. And, although the family farm is less common than it once was, barns are still a crucial part of many farming operations—and of the American landscape. Whether your barn

5 Famous Examples of Structural Relocation

5 Famous Examples of Structural Relocation We often look at inspiring architecture with awe, marveling at how a structure could have been built before the development of modern structural techniques. It's all the more shocking to find out that a structural relocation took place, bringing the original building to a new location. Famously, William Shakespeare

What Do You Need for a House Relocation?

What Do You Need for a House Relocation? Do you love your home but wish it was in a different location? While some people build their dream homes, another alternative is a house relocation. In the United States, millions of people relocate each year. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 37.5 million people, or 11.5% of

Things to Consider for a Historic Building Structure Relocation

Things to Consider for a Historic Building Structure Relocation Sometimes it goes beyond "a little to the left." There are many famous cases of historical building relocation. Owners carry these out for a variety of reasons, from preservation to the expansion of a building nearby. What they all have in common is the sheer complexity of

3 Essential Things Every Structural Mover Should Know About Route Planning

3 Essential Things Every Structural Mover Should Know About Route Planning You've secured your load, now comes the hard part. The last thing you want to think about when moving an entire structure is an accident while you're en route. Every factor must be considered, from utility hazards to vulnerable bridges. It's important to plan your

4 Helpful Tips to Know Before Hiring Structural Movers

4 Tips to Know Before Hiring Structural Movers Are you looking for reliable structural movers but don't know how to hire the right company? Moving an entire construction requires a high level of preparedness, quality equipment, and skilled workers. There are two main ways to move a structure: Dismantling the structure and reassembling it on

How To Move A Building: Part 2

How To Move A Building: Part 2 As we discussed in our last post, structural relocation efforts require safety, strength, and precise, predictable movement. Whether the building is moved because of historical significance, redevelopment, or environmental conditions, every structural move is difficult. Hevi-Haul’s structural mover skates are the best in the world, designed and engineered

How To Move A Building: Part 1

How To Move A Building: Part 1 Structural relocation is a complex and difficult business. There are many reasons why a structure needs to be moved, including historical significance, redevelopment, or even environmental danger at the present location. Regardless of the reasons, a structure can’t be moved without extreme precaution, diligent planning, and near-flawless execution.