Certified Pier Tech® Contractor :
Fisher Bros., Inc. is a certified foundation repair contractor that uses helical piers and helical anchors a ground breaking, patented technology from Pier Tech Systems known as the Helical Pier Method.
The Helical Pier Method is suitable for residential and commercial applications in order to help with any settlement a home or building may have undergone without replacing the whole foundation. It is fast and cost effective.
Permanent Foundation Repairs :
Fisher Bros., Inc. can raise, level, and stabilize your foundation using the Helical Pier Method. We install deep foundation piers for new construction and underpinning for commercial and residential buildings.
Our value proposition is that we can raise your home or building and replace the entire foundation, or we can repair and stabilize the existing foundation using helical piers.
Structural Moving :
Fisher Bros., Inc. can move buildings or homes for various reasons. Sometimes landowners want a larger home built on their property and are willing to donate their old home to first time home owners. Dangers, such as floods, could damage your home and can be prevented by raising it above the flood line. Also, recycling a home or buildings is more environmentally friendly than demolishing it.
Fisher Bros House Moving Co., Inc. is a family-owned business that was founded in 1857. Fisher Bros. predominately serves communities in Northern California’s Central Valley and Bay Area. Fisher Bros. relocates or moves structures, buildings, and portable classrooms. The company also raises and levels buildings for new foundations, bottom stories, and garages. Sometimes Fisher Bros. raises and shores, or temporarily holds up, a structure to allow work to be done safely underneath it.
For over 30 years Burton Fisher Jr., the current proprietor and a fifth generation Fisher, has brought his company?s expertise, knowledge, and friendly service to the house moving industry. The company has an expert crew that has been in the business for over 10 years.
Fisher Bros. has the latest hydraulic jacking system and remote controlled dollies. Fisher Bros. equipment ensures the smoothest possible structural movement while lifting or relocating buildings. This minimizes stress cracks.
Fisher Bros. has a reputation as one of the oldest and most reputable companies in Northern California that provide structural moving, relocation, raising, leveling, and shoring services.
Fisher Bros. works with cities, counties, State, school districts, general contractors, historical societies, and homeowners.
Services for School Districts
Fisher Bros. works closely with local school districts to annually relocate school buildings, typically portable classrooms, inter- or intra-site.
Reasons for moving, raising, leveling, or shoring buildings or homes
The following points illustrate why customers call on Fisher Bros.’ expertise. This is not an exhaustive list.
Landowners might want to build a larger home on their property and are willing to give or donate their home to a first-time homeowner;
If a home or building is subject to dangers such as flooding, Fisher Bros. can relocate the structure to higher ground or raise it above the flood line;
The State, City, and/or County choose to widen their roads or develop new shopping centers, highways, and subdivisions;
It’s more environmentally friendly to recycle a home or building instead of demolishing it;
Fisher Bros. raises and shores buildings to enable owners to build a new living space, basement, or parking garage in areas where space is limited;
Historical structures are often moved in order to preserve them;
Because of excessive settling, Fisher Bros. can raise and level your home to a level, livable condition; and,
Fisher Bros. can raise buildings to repair or replace existing foundations.
Commonly asked questions
Don’t hestitate to contact us if you don’t see the answer to your question.
How much does an estimate cost?
It’s free! There is no cost for an estimate.
How much will it cost to move or raise my home?
Moving or raising a building has many variables, e.g., size, age, and location. It’s best to contact us for an estimate.
What permits are needed for relocating buildings?
Relocating buildings requires moving and transportation permits from cities, counties, and/or the State. Wire clearance from utility companies may be needed due to a structure’s height. Air quality permits may also be necessary because of State of California regulations.
What permits are needed for raising buildings?
Building permits are required and sometimes city shoring permits are needed.
Do utilities need to be disconnected prior to moving or raising?
Yes, usually utilities will need to be disconnected prior to Fisher Bros. beginning work.