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Average Cost for Pier and Beam Foundation Repair + How Long It Takes

The top two questions most homeowners have about house leveling or pier and beam foundation repair are all about time and money:

  1. How much does it cost?
  2. How long does it take?

Anchor Foundation Repair Bryan College Station

You’re looking for no-nonsense answers to these crawl space foundation repair questions. Most house leveling and foundation repair companies don’t publish their pricing and can’t give you any estimates saying that “every home is different.” 

How hard can it be to just get some averages and approximations?? We’re not afraid to share.

At Anchor Foundation Repair, we offer fair and impartial assessments, empowering education, and transparent pricing information. After 35+ years in business, we want you to know as much about foundation repair as we do. We can certainly share some approximate costs and timelines with you because we make these estimations every week.

This article offers typical price ranges and timelines for small, average, and larger pier and beam foundation repair projects so that you know what to expect. This is the quick version to get your answers fast, but we’ll refer you to other articles for more in-depth info too.

How Much Should Pier and Beam Repairs Cost on Average?

Let’s look at the typical costs for most first-time crawl space home repairs. This is the “what do most people end up paying for an initial repair” organized by job size.

  • For a basic house leveling project, where the crawl space has easy access and minor work is needed, expect the cost to be around $4,000 to $5,000. 
  • The most common pier and beam repair project will cost between $8,000 to $11,000 with more widespread/complex work needed and a more restricted crawl space. 
  • Extensive house leveling projects can cost $24,000+ when access is limited and/or termite damage or wood rot are present requiring rebuild work.

2024 House Leveling Cost Update

This pricing is estimated and based on what we typically see in our area of Bryan, College Station, and surrounding Brazos Valley communities here in Central Texas. 

What Can Make Pier and Beam Foundation Repairs Cost More or Less?

The amount you end up paying depends a lot on how complicated the repairs are. From 75 to 85% of a homeowner’s cost comes from labor for pier and beam foundation projects. If it takes longer to repair due to complex, labor-intensive work, it will cost more.

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Keep in mind that some cost factors don’t have anything to do with your house or its condition but have more to do with what foundation repair contractor you choose. Your chosen company’s crew size and repair approach will have some impact on the final cost of your house leveling project too. 

We’ve got another article that goes into a lot more detail on pricing for different types of house leveling repairs and cost factors.

How Long Does Pier and Beam Foundation Repair Take?

Most small to medium house leveling projects include some pier work or additions, a few sill replacements, and possibly some joist repairs. A house leveling job that works on a little bit of everything like this should take less than a week. An extensive crawlspace foundation repair or rebuild could be anywhere from 1 to 3 full weeks.

What Can Make House Leveling Take More or Less Time?

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Various factors can cause your pier and beam foundation repair project to take more or less time to complete. The size of the home, the location of your home, the location of the damage to the home, and the amount of material needed for repairs can all affect how long things will take. Crawl space clearance and the size of the repair team are also major factors.

We’ve got another article that goes into more detail about project scope and cost factors that you can check out here – House Leveling: How Long Does Pier and Beam Foundation Repair Take?

Get Exact Costs and Timelines for Pier and Beam Repairs

These cost and timeline estimates should give you a decent idea of what to expect when you’re having house leveling repairs. But the only way to get the exact pricing and project times for your home is to request a quote and get a formal bid from the foundation repair contractor of your choosing.

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Call us for a quote today!

If you’re outside of our service area, then you’ll need to begin the process of finding a house leveling contractor that will meet your needs. But if you live in Bryan, College Station, or any of the surrounding communities like Madisonville or Brenham, then we can help you with our 35+ years of expertise in the Brazos Valley.

Ready to do your crawl space foundation repairs right the first time? To get your quoting process started, call 979.690.2020 during business hours, or use our online contact form 24/7 to avoid the phone tag hassle.