How can I lever up my shed to add bearers? (Ed.)

"Even when it's suspended in mid air you've got to get whatever it's going to bear on positioned under each floor joist etc. Lintels running the full length might be easier than some bricks."

Yes, I understand this, but I have loads of bricks and the plan was to put loads of them under the thing.

It wouldn't be an issue if the bloody builder had listened to me in the first place. He isn't trading anymore. Before they started I heard nothing but good reports. After they finished people kept saying so and so has had to go and fix a load of their jobs etc. Always the way.
 
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"you may also getting cracking of the finishes internally depending on what they are if you go jacking it up one corner at a time ...."

I realise this too, but that is a hit I am prepared to take to get the thing off the deck
 
Here are some more photos showing the whole thing and the inside.

If the wedges don't work, we are going to take the vinyl floor out, mark each piece, and take out the floor, then hopefully lift it somehow from inside.

Ignore the horrific window. We decided right away that we would get someone to change that once we sort out the rest of the mess.
 

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So as to minimise the internal finishes cracking or membranes (are there any?) tearing etc I would be inclined to jack up one short end, belt a bit of angle iron under the bottom edge, then get wedges or similar underneath each end of the angle to gradually raise one end of the shed, then support on bricks or whatever, then repeat for the other end so the whole thing is suspended off the ground by 6" or something, then you will have room to poke your bricks or lintels (;)) or whatever in underneath the shed joists, then lower down.
 
So as to minimise the internal finishes cracking or membranes (are there any?) tearing etc I would be inclined to jack up one short end, belt a bit of angle iron under the bottom edge, then get wedges or similar underneath each end of the angle to gradually raise one end of the shed, then support on bricks or whatever, then repeat for the other end so the whole thing is suspended off the ground by 6" or something, then you will have room to poke your bricks or lintels (;)) or whatever in underneath the shed joists, then lower down.


Yeah, that's the plan. I have now ordered a hydraulic toe jack. (None available to hire or buy locally)
Which will hopefully lift a corner. The idea is to lift a few inches, get something in, move to the next bit, and so on. Hopefully eventually it will come up enough to get something solid underneath it. Wedges will help I'm sure.
 

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