EST. 1975 LIC# 219699

Oregon House and Structure Mover


Oregon house and building relocation company, Dent National Inc. is proud to say, our business, on large part, is due to repeat clients and client referrals.  Dent National Inc. supplies personalized service to each project providing our customers with the confidence and trust that their project is our priority. Our team has over 100 years of cumulative experience that covers every aspect of structural moving, lifting and building and it is this Multi faceted level of knowledge that gives us an edge in this field.

We are not the biggest structural mover around…and we don’t need or want to be!

What we are is a family owned and have four generations of experience in building & house moving.  Each project presents its own, sometimes unique problems that need to be resolved. We feel that each job deserves our very best and most qualified and that is why with every job you will get.

James Dent personally provides every aspect of the structural moving process from setting jacks and and working side-by-side with his crew, to facilitating and obtaining permits, dealing with utilities companies and governmental agencies.  This sets him apart from his competitors.  James is determined to keep a personal relationship with his clients on every project.

 There is no house lifting and structural moving university, no degree or certificate to be obtained. The knowledge that is necessary to be successful and safe can only be obtained through years of training under a structural movers who has been in the field for many years.

you could say it’s in our blood!

James Dent, Dent National Inc.

House Lifting | House Raising

House raising and house lifting (house jacking, barn jacking, building jacking) is the process of separating a building from its foundation and temporarily raising it

Professional Structure Mover

No job to big, no job too small.  All jobs get the same professionalism and expertise to do the job right and on budget.  We

Dent National Inc. | Structural Moving Services

We offer structural moving services in Central Oregon, Portland Oregon, and Seattle Washington. Structural moving is the process of moving a structure from one location

Historic Buildings

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Ugly Houses | We Buy Ugly Houses | We Buy Houses

We Buy Ugly Houses | Ugly Houses | We Buy Houses

We Buy Ugly Houses We’re fast, our service is free, and our cash offers are fair. Selling your ugly house fast couldn’t be easier, so call our toll free number (541) 640-2441 to sell your house fast. You can also click to email castructuralmoving@gmail.com anytime to get your quick house sale started. We buy houses in any and all conditions. So, regardless if your home is as pretty as a peach, or even if your home needs a lot of repairs, we will gladly purchase it in its "As Is" condition. We can even buy houses that have fire damage,...

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House Movers | Whole House Movers

House Movers | Whole House Movers | House Movers Near Me

Moving a building today is a very sophisticated process that utilizes patented mechanical and hydraulic jacking systems and electric rolling and rotating dollies. House movers with the use of these specialized equipment has sped-up the process and dramatically improved the end product, since damage to the structure is minimized. Deconstruction offers many benefits. It saves landfill space, preserves embodied energy and results in a tax deduction when the materials are donated to a qualified nonprofit such as TRP. However, numerous materials remain following deconstruction that are ultimately lost, including stucco, drywall and plaster, most roofing materials other than tile and...

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Heavy Equipment Moving

Heavy Equipment Moving | Moving Equipment | Heavy Equipment Movers

DENT NATIONAL INC. specializes in large-scale, heavy equipment moving operations as well as small, intricate moves, managing every aspect of the project from start to finish. With specialized equipment, heavy equipment moving is done safely and quickly. DENT NATIONAL INC.  has done a wide range of heavy equipment moves from our locations in Oregon and Washington state. Our most recent heavy equipment move was for Fontana Wood Products in Prineville, Oregon. Two 20,000 lbs truss presses needed to be moved onsite within two days. With our specialized hydraulic jack and dolly systems, moving heavy equipment can be done with ease....

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Cost for House Lifting?

Cost for House Lifting

The cost for house lifting varies from state to state, project to project and mover to mover.  Depending upon what your home materials are, and the foundation, it can be quite a difficult task.   We here at Dent Structural Moving Systems have over 4 generations of experience in house lifting and house relocation. You can get an estimate of the cost for house lifting on our website.  Click Here to get a quote, no obligation, free estimates.  

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House Raising | House Lifting | East Side Bend, Oregon

House Lifting Cost & House Raising

James and crew take a quick break to snap this image of a house raising going on at the east side of Bend Oregon.  James has been house lifting in Oregon for decades.  As you can see here, Dent Structural Moving Systems (DENT NATIONAL INC.) is on the job rain, sleet and snow.  No job is too big, too small, or evidently, too cold! Seven foot house lift for a dig out! House Lifting & House Raising Technology DENT NATIONAL INC. doesn’t just move your buildings with generations of experience but also with some of the most state of the...

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120-160 Ton | House Lifting Portland Oregon

House Lifting Portland Oregon | House Raising | House Moving

Two days breaking in this 3000sqft 1908 craftsman in NE 120-160 Ton | House Lifting Portland Oregon!  Dent Structural Moving Systems (DENT NATIONAL INC.) is lifting this house, all rock columns, fireplaces, and concrete stairs. Building has to raise over 9' off basement an skate 14' sideways to make room for additional build-able lot. Challenging but fun project. Estimated weight 120- 160 tons! [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="2048"] House Moving | House Lifting Portland Oregon | House Raising[/caption] [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="2048"] House Moving | House Raising | Portland Oregon House Lifting[/caption] [caption id="attachment_856" align="alignnone" width="1024"] House Lifting Portland Oregon |...

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Lifting a House | House Lifting Services | House Lifting Company

lifting a house

Lifting a house is something that must be done from time to time. There are few house lifting services that have all of the licensing and experience to lift a house in a safe and secure manner. [gallery ids="148,145,99,73,71,46" orderby="rand"] Dent Structural Moving Systems in Oregon is a house lifting company that offers house lifting services to Oregon and Washington. Please visit the DENT NATIONAL INC. website to learn more about house lifting and house raising services. House raising (house lifting, house jacking, barn jacking, building jacking) is the process of separating a building from its foundation and temporarily raising...

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Pre-Civil War Era House Move

Pre-Civil War era building mover brought back to original location at Fort Hoskins

Pre-Civil War era house brought back to original location at Fort Hoskins Men placed greased timber planking under the two-story house and skidded the structure — with a footprint of 25-by-36 feet — down an embankment. The former post commander’s house at Fort Hoskins was then floated on the Luckiamute River a few miles away to its new location in the rural community of Pedee. Or, according to a different telling, beasts of burden hauled the house away from Fort Hoskins along the old fort road. No matter how the men in 1869 or 1870 moved the pre-Civil War era...

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