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

[caption id="attachment_107" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pre-Civil War era building mover brought back to original location at Fort Hoskins[/caption] No job to big, no job too small. 

The Discovery Channel’s “Monster Moves” Film Crew Was On Site

Discovery Channel Monster Move

Many spectators and a few unwitting travelers watched history being preserved Sunday as a 100-ton Southern Pacific rotary snow plow was trucked from Chiloquin’s rail line to its final resting place at Train Mountain. “It came off pretty smooth,” said Steve Panzik, a Train Mountain member and preservation enthusiast. “It’s been a good effort from everybody concerned.” A monster move    The Discovery Channel’s “Monster Moves” film crew was on hand to document the task for the television show’s fourth season. Director Chuck Scott’s crew consisted of three Portland-area camera operators, three Canadian operators and Aaron Bentson, a Chiloquin resident...

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