A New Downstairs

A New Downstairs

We lifted this house in Santa Cruz and have since build a garage/basement where all that dirt used to be. Check out the timeline photos… Dahlen Construction logo cemented 1st things… IMG_1364 Post lifting/leveling new st wall These are the beams we use for...
Major Backyard Slide

Major Backyard Slide

Did you know we also specialize in preventing houses from falling into their back yards? Due to record rainfall in California this house’s back yard, a gully formed by a seasonal creek in one of the more sandy areas of the Santa Cruz Mountains, which tend to get...

Foundation level & support

Click to view video. This home is situated on a steep ravine and had settled over the years creeping towards the ravine. We installed vertical grip tite push piles & diagonal helical pile tie-backs to lift & secure the house in place.
Hillside stabilization

Hillside stabilization

Here is a completed retaining wall 100 feet long 11 feet tall that save this house from falling into the ravine. 1 year ago a landslide occurred to the left side of the house undermining the foundation causing the house to start to slip down the hill. With very little...