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Old 08-12-2012, 09:34 AM   #1
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I have to jack the center beam of my house up approx. 1/2" to 3/4" due to a sagging floor.
I just had a new roof put on about 3 years ago. Is lifting the center of the house up going to cause major problems with the roof i.e leaks?

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Old 08-12-2012, 09:40 AM   #2
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You won't know the answer to that until the jacking is finished---

Oddly, the jacking has never caused leaks on the few jobs that I have been involved with---

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Old 08-12-2012, 09:45 AM   #3
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Higly unlikly for that small a lift, and no way to tell from here since we have no idea how your rafters were done.
I've lifted houses 1-1/2 and never had it effect the roof.
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Old 08-12-2012, 10:07 AM   #4
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Same here, have done a few, never had it cause a leak.
Mine were all shingled.

What type of roofing?
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