Well as most of you know, I am currently right smack in the middle of a total renovation. Thread titled ''General Overhual'' Yesterday we ran into a HUGE problem. You see it came 7inches of rain in about 14 hours. Thats alot for our area. The water in the back yard, came within 2 inches of coming over the slab and under the sill plate. The problem with this is all the drainage ditches were full, and it appears that the land slopes down toward the house. The workshop had about 3inches of water inside it, and the water was flowing through it. Normally we would gather our money and have a company come out and raise the house 12inches, but this house is on a concrete slab. We are about 5grand into this remodel, and countless hours of our valuable time. We are 25/24 years old, and only make around 60grand a year together before taxes. Can you even raise a house on a slab? Is it possible. And even if it is, I dont know how we are going to afford the 50k + bill for doing it. Looks like we may have to flip it and lay this problem onto someone else who makes more money than us. Any ideas? There is no plumbing, gas, or sewer lines that are built into the slab, its just a big concrete block. Im really concerned about this and I dont know what to do. Please help.