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Jacking a house to level the floors

Posted by Bart on November 4th, 2002 02:14 PM
In reply to Crawl Space Moisture and Maybe Mold by Terry on November 4th, 2002 02:10 PM [Go to top of thread]

I have a 20 year old house (3 story) with some sagging in the main beams (0.5 inch to 1 inch in some places). Is jacking up the beam to try to level the floor worthwhile? I realize it will cause cometic cracks, etc. in the drywall finishing, but can it cause structural damage? The sagging is evident on all three floors to varying degrees.

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