Below-floor work – Canterbury builder guide
- Valid from
- Information provider
- Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
- Information type
- Section 175 guidance
- Website, PDF
This guide sets the scene for building in Canterbury’s green zone and gives an overview of the ‘nuts and bolts’ of below-floor work. Both this booklet and the companion Above-floor work booklet provide and introduction to the more detailed Repairing and rebuilding houses affected by the Canterbury earthquakes guidance.
The Below-floor work guide covers the repair and replacement of foundations for residential properties that are mainly:
- one or two storey timber-framed dwellings
- located on sites on the flat in Canterbury’s green zone.
It also covers garages and outbuildings, and gives tips for installing new services.