About the P3 Team

#1 House Lifting Company in Texas
Over 25 Years Raising Homes and Aiding in Disaster Recovery Reconstruction

Home Elevation | Home Reconstruction | Foundation Leveling
Elevation Services Consulting | FEMA Qualified Contractor

Planet Three (P3) owners deliver 25+ years of home elevation experience with over 2000 projects completed by our team.

Our mission is Elevating Peace of Mind by lifting homes, leveling foundations,  and raising large commercial structures to
help mitigate the risk of flooding and ultimately protect your business and family investments.

Over 25 Years Of Experience In Elevation, Reconstruction, and Leveling

House Lifting Experts in Houston | Jersey Village | Nassau Bay | Galveston

The Three P's


With over 25 years of experience in home elevation, house foundation leveling, and reconstruction, we deliver superior service and attractive and durable results. 

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina, Ike, and Harvey members of our team led home elevation operations where thousands of raised homes would help families eliminate the future risk of flooding.


Durable results and durable relationships are enabled by our focus on precision. From project concept to project completion, our precision in design, finances, contracts, and work execution ensures good outcomes for our customers.

Whether it is through home elevation, new reconstruction homes, elevation consulting, or FEMA grant contracting, we strive for exemplary service and quality of product in all that we do.


Providing peace of mind through precision and professionalism is our priority. We operate with integrity through straightforward practices. We seek only what we can do well, promise only what we can fulfill, and we do what we say.

We have a long history of successfully raising homes 1 to 25 feet above the floodplain, to keep you high and dry once and for all.

We Have a History of Protecting Families From Future Flooding

Prior to forming P3, founders Chad Jonassen, Joe Fairley, Wayne Fairley, and the P3 Team led a variety of home elevation projects and enabled other companies to enter the elevation business. 

Chad is a pioneer of slab home elevation and was instrumental in its inception. Jonassen Structural Movers was the elevation contractor for the slab-home proof-of-concept project sponsored by FEMA and LSU in 1994. Since successfully lifting 5 homes in that very first program, Chad has lifted over 1,000 homes

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina, Ike, and Harvey Chad and Joe led elevation operations where thousands of houses were lifted for the affected homeowners.

Hurricane Katrina

Meet Our Team

Houston Galveston Brazoria County House Lifting Contractors

Joe Fairley

Design Expert/Founder

Joe Fairley served 15 years in the USAF and Reserves before working in the construction and elevation industries.

He is now a home construction and home elevation professional with expertise in the FEMA elevation grant process.

Joe assesses homes and slabs and designs specific home elevation plans for each homeowner so they can visualize their elevated home with all structural, functional, and aesthetic considerations. 

Chad Jonassen

Construction Expert/Founder

Chad is known throughout the moving and elevating industries as among the best in the nation. He has an unrivaled track-record with thousands of challenging structures during his twenty-plus years of experience  

Elevating slab buildings was leading-edge in the industry in the 1990’s, when Chad and his father developed much of the elevation methodology and technology used today.

Chad has been involved with large difficult projects such as the 3,000-ton Schubert Theater, Cape Hattaras Lighthouse move, 1,500-ton McDonogh #11 School in New Orleans, and many more. 

Chad and his father accomplished the very first FEMA contracts ever awarded in the “elevate homes above the floodplain” Program by elevating five large slab buildings in Denham Springs, LA in 1995. He also assisted southern Louisiana communities after Hurricane Katrina by training lifters and elevating a structure per day for about 5 years. His work can be seen often in Structural Mover and House and Building Mover.

Midge Zak

Elevation Solutions
Sales Manager

Midge Zak manages P3 sales and new market opportunities in the Gulf Coast Region and beyond.  She walks side by side with homeowners from day one of the process, to provide a complete solution for eliminating flood risk. 

In 2016, Midge traveled to serve in Denham Springs, Louisiana with her son to demo and muck out homes after 90% of the town had flooded. That event forever changed her commitment to serving the families affected by repetitive flood loss. 

Prior to joining P3, Midge spent 10 years in Human Resources and 11 years in Children’s Ministry where she planned, managed and executed projects with great care.  Midge also served 12 years as a Municipal Utility District Water Board Director where she played a key role in the development of a 44-acre Greenbelt Park in Katy, Texas. 

Planet Three Elevation LinkedIn Profile Midge Zak

Wayne Fairley


Wayne Fairley has 30 years’ experience managing operations for global financial services and global software firms.

He led the implementation of enterprise technology solutions prior to co-founding P3. Wayne’s extensive consulting, accounting, and finance background enables P3 to predictably deliver resources and solutions for homeowners.

Wayne is a Certified Public Accountant (retired) and oversees Planet Three’s grant compliance, financial management, capital, legal, contract management, and risk management.

Aegis General Insurance Agency
Department of Homeland Security FEMA
StrucSure Lifetime Warranty
House Lifting Contractors | Raise Your Home


We proudly raise, reconstruct, and level home foundations in the Gulf Coast:

Guadalupe County | Harris County | Ft. Bend County

Galveston County | Aransas County | Brazoria County

Liberty County | Montgomery County | Jefferson County

Orange County | Chambers County | Hardin County

Waller County | Matagorda County | Wharton County

Cypress | Katy | Simonton | Pasadena | Galveston | Nassau Bay

New Braunfels | Angleton | Seguin | Freeport | Alvin | Brazoria

Bellaire | Lake Jackson | Dickinson | Bevil Oaks | Kingwood

Brookside Village | Iowa Colony | Humble | Friendswood

Taylor Lake Village | Memorial | River Oaks | The Villages | Meyerland

Sante Fe | Bayou Vista | League City | Kemah | La Marque

Jamaica Beach | Texas City | San Leon | Clear Lake | Baycliff

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