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chimney sinking?

Posted by jb on July 24th, 2000 12:31 PM
In reply to Interior Sloping by Jeff on July 23rd, 2000 10:30 AM [Go to top of thread]

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Do you have a large central chimney mass? If so, a lot of times the weight of these tends to settle the middle of the house. A lot of times the floor is mounted to it and it goes down with it. You might try to disconnect the floor from the chimney, jack it, and re-support it. A pretty big job, get some help from someone who has done this kind of work before. This can be dangerous if you don't know what you are doing.

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