We offer solutions to your structural issues after
physically inspecting the damage.
Family owned and operated, we perform all facets of structural repair.
Professional Engineer on staff
Certified Excavator in Safe Digging Best Practices
as defined by Dig Safely New York
OSHA Certified for the Construction Industry
We specialize in structural repair and waterproofing including homes, offices, garages, porches, barns, and more!
Owner operated, our company has been serving the Greater Hudson Valley area for over 25 years now, giving us experience to address all of your structural issues.
The longer the structural repair is needed, the larger the risk to you and your property. We will address your structural issues to ensure safety. No matter what caused the damage, we have the solution.
How to spot signs of structural damage:
*Cracked or sinking foundation
*Cracks in floors, walls, or ceilings
We specialize in:
*Jacking and leveling of homes
*Leveling sagging walls and floors
*Beam, sill plate, and column replacement
*Sabilizing bouncing floors
*Repairing, strengthening and reinforcing concrete
We will work to:
*Preserve the construction of your home
*Cut, fit, and join new components to old
*Customize steel connectors to transfer weight
*Jack joists to their original position
*Utilize existing foundation whenever possible
*Preserve the original appearance of the interior
Repair your home's structural damage and get peace of mind. Taking steps now can help you avoid future costly repairs.
Before work began: Foundation wall has collapsed and the entire first floor framing has been compromised due to termites
First floor framing has been repaired and now the foundation walls are being removed
Foundation walls are being rebuilt properly with reinforcement
Foundation walls are complete
New LVL main beam installed with three new columns and new footings
Stone being laid in preparation for footing drains to be installed during the waterproofing process
This basement had 3 columns in the middle which have been removed and replaced with 1 beam allowing this homeowner the opportunity to finally have a space to use his grandfather's pool table
Removing a load bearing wall gave this homeowner the open space for a new kitchen design
This basement had seven columns which were removed and replaced with a steel beam needing only two columns. This allowed the homeowner to create more living space
This is during the process of creating a larger door opening. Right now this dealership can only fit cars and small SUVs through the door
Now that the opening is larger, the dealership can fit all the cars, SUVs and small trucks that they sell through this door for service and repair
The homeowner noticed the porch was bouncy and sagging in areas. We removed the floor to find the main support structure for the floor was rotted
New LVL main supports were installed and many compromised intermediate joists were replaced making this porch stronger than when it was new
The chimney in the basement is falling down and needs to be removed but the homeowner wanted the upstairs portion to be saved
Here, the chimney is properly supported with a new steel column and footing without any disturbance to the portion above
The homeowner noticed the wall had horizontal cracking and was bowing therefore, the wall needed to be replaced. This is the house jacked up with the wall removed and ready for a new wall to be installed
A new CMU wall has been installed and waterproofed. Also shown is a new footing drain
When we first arrived, the side foundation wall had collapsed
A new wall has been constructed. The jacks are now ready to be taken down and the project can be completed
Project: Parged and waterproofed foundation wall
Comments: Tim was a true professional from beginning to end. We had an 1870's rear foundation wall with a water problem that everyone else kept telling us to spray foam and forget about. Tim was the only one who we felt really had an understanding of how to permanently fix our water issue. Out of all the contractors we have worked with on our Victorian house restoration, we found Tim to be the most knowledgeable in his field. He is an old school iron worker with an intense understanding of structure. In addition, he is not scared off from the difficulties our foundation project presented-poor excavating access over a 9' retaining wall, no driveway for bringing in or removing fill. Nor did he back down when we discovered an old cistern trapping water near the foundation, an unexpected and unwelcome surprise. With Tim's expertise, the project kept rolling. All of Tim's team members are extremely professional, kind, polite and hard working. If structural knowledge and attention to finer details (he even cleaned out my gutters after he found them to be running slowly after a rain storm) are what you are after, then hire Tim immediately. We are eternally grateful!
Project: Jacked up barn and installed first floor underneath
Comments: They were excellent, responsive, thorough, clean and very honest. When they said they were going to be there, they were there.
Project: Jacked outside wall of house off foundation and replaced rotted outside wall
Comments: He was pretty extraordinary! He understands the structural issues very well. He has had over 20 years of experience and you can tell when he talks about the job.
Project: Jacked two story barn and replaced foundation and floor
Comments: I cannot recommend Tim Hillman enough. I have since called him back to consult him on other projects and look forward to working with him in the future. He was honest, straightforward, helpful, punctual, and professional. Anyone looking to have a job done right and quickly, could not do better.
Project: Repair foundation crack and waterproof the area
Comments: On time to the point did not miss a single detail in repairs and explained everything so that you understand the work that he did and the guarantee of his work.
Project: Waterproof foundation wall to stop leaking into basement
Comments: Tim was the only pro who contacted me and made an appointment to inspect the house foundation and driveway adjacent to the foundation where the leaking was occurring. He looked at the pitch of the yard behind the house and from the driveway to the house. After a thorough inspection outside the house, he and his son Jake went into the basement to see where the water leaking was most prevalent. Following these two inspections he made verbal recommendations to correct the problems. He followed this up with written proposal for the work, along with a cost estimate. After receiving this, I sent him a detailed email with questions about the proposal, which he promptly answered, to my satisfaction and I agreed to have him do the work. On the agreed start date, he was on time with his excavator and crew of 2 to start the project. Weather was a factor and I was amazed how quickly they did the foundation repair, built a temporary wooden step with small deck into the back door of the house and laid the underground conduit for the electric power to the garage. There have been several heavy rain falls since this project was completed and the water leak is gone. The driveway project is scheduled for Spring 2020 when the weather will be more conducive to replacing the driveway. I highly recommend Diggs Building Technologies Corp for all phases of foundation repairs and related draining problems.
Project: Jacked house and replaced floor joists, sill plate and box beam
Comments: By far the best contractor I have ever hired. Tim and his crew were professional and hard working. The job was completed on time and Tim was always communicating with me and sending pictures since I couldn’t be there. You can’t do better if you need foundation work.
Project: House jacking: floor joist, sill plate, and intermediate beam installation
Comments: Tim was very knowledgeable about what he was doing, very easy to work with, very responsive, and able to explain through the whole process what needed to be done. He did a good job!
Project: Fabricated and installed structural steel in a commercial building
Comments: They are very fair on the price! Very pleasurable working with them and never have any issues! Looking forward to working with them in the future.
Project: Repaired column to beam connection in basement
Comments: Tim is very knowledgeable and professional. He knew exactly what to do to fix the concrete pillar in our basement. We would highly recommend him to anyone and we would definitely use Diggs Building Tech. for any further projects.
Project: Repaired ant damage to home structure
Comments: Really great guy. Honest, hard working and did exactly what he said needed to be done without cutting corners or adding unnecessary fixes. Work quality was great and he explained what he needed to do and why along the way. Definitely will hire him again for future work needed.
Project: Parged foundation wall
Comments: The owner Tim and his crew came and did the job efficiently and when they were finished, the work area was clean and neat. Great people, I highly recommend them.
Project: Supported chimney
Comments: From the first day we met til the last day of the job being completed, Tim, Jesse and Jake were on time, worked from the time they arrived until the time they left, cleaned up everything and did one incredible job and saved our house from total collapse. The customer service was superb, friendly and very professional. They knew exactly what needed to be done and did it. I would hire them again and would recommend them highly to anyone looking for this type of work. We will definitely have a long working relationship. Don't hesitate call them, you will not be disappointed.
Project: Waterproofing inspection
Comments: Received a call from Tim and explained the moisture in the basement and he was very knowledgeable and helpful. Very honest and took the time to explain the whole process and how to go about it. Very few people like him exist in this world. Highly recommended and well experienced. You won't be disappointed. Thank you Tim.
Project: Repair a Concrete Foundation
Comments: I called Diggs Building Technologies Corp and was able to speak to Tim right away. I was fortunate that Tim could come to my house the next business day to evaluate the eroding block foundation situation that I had. I was provided an expert opinion and quote the same day. Impressed with Tim s knowledge, experience and great reviews on Home Advisor, I hired Diggs to perform the work. Tim also knew that I wanted to get the blocks replaced before the weather turned cold. Tim started the very next day and had the job done within two days. He also had looked around the house and advised that I should add fill around my foundation to adjust the required pitch for water runoff. Thank you Tim for all of your advice and suggestions! I would highly recommend Diggs Building Technologies Corp for any foundation work you have around your home!
Project: Refabricated 80' truss in commercial building
Comments: Very good, very responsive, and very reliable. Extremely knowledgeable! Extremely technical and delivered a job beyond our expectations.
Project: Repair a Concrete Foundation
Comments: Was great: will keep their contact info
Project: Repair a Concrete Foundation
Comments: Tim Hillman and his team were great to work with. I have a 105 year old house, which had an addition built over 40+ years ago, over a crawl space. The foundation of the addition had become unstable & the main support beam under the original part of the house had some bowing. Tim contacted me in less than 24 hours & came over to assess the situation. He determined that it was a two part problem. He could do phase 1 now & the other part in the Spring. He gave me a written estimate for phase 1, which I accepted. Within two weeks, the phase 1 project, which included a new steel support beam under the crawl space & stabilization of the main support beam of the original house, was completed. This type of work is not cheap; but, Tim gave me a very fair price. He did everything that he said that he was going to do; and, he did it well. He worked quickly and he stayed in constant communication with me. I really appreciated his service; and, I look forward to working with him in the Spring on Phase 2 of this project.
Project: Repair a Concrete Foundation
Comments: When you meet Tim you know that you are dealing with someone who is very knowledgeable and a hands on boss. His crew went to work as soon as they arrived and did not stop until the job was complete and the site was cleaned up. My wife and I were very pleased with the entire experience . We would not hesitate to recommend Diggs Building Technologies Crop to anyone.
Project: Install or Replace Foundation Drains
Comments: This is a family owned and operated business that will treat you as if you as family. Things were explained in great detail the follow-through was amazing. I highly recommend them.
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County of Rockland License No. H-12200-A6-00-00
County of Westchester License No. WC-28482-H16