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Old 03-23-2009, 09:54 PM   #1
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Basement jacks?


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Are these supports temporary jacks? My friend is looking at buying this house, and I told him those looked like temporary jacks to me. If so, how bad is it?

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Old 03-23-2009, 11:31 PM   #2
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Basement jacks?


Yes, they are temporary jacks. Can not tell why, although I would imagine a post or wall is needed under the floor joists running parallel with the stairs.

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Old 03-23-2009, 11:34 PM   #3
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There permanent posts installed temporarily. A good home inspecter should be able to figure out whats going on with 4 of them so close.
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