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Old 05-02-2009, 10:38 PM   #16
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rotted sill plate, joist ends and stud bottoms oh my.


Thanks Ron, I actually have 3 post jacks supporting the middle beam now. The center post is actually a bit low anyway, so its a good oportunity to straighten that stuff out as well. We are STILL waiting for foundation work to get done

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Old 05-02-2009, 10:43 PM   #17
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Do you have any details on the photo for jacking the walls on the outside? I'd like to know more about that setup. I will check back, hopefully learn from your experience...
I ended up jacking the house up from the basement. I put temp walls inside but the studs are not connected to the joists so some dropped about an inch. I wish I had jsut lifted it from the outside. I will have to do that now anyway to bring the outside wall into place. Well we are dealing with a LOT of weight, so maybe its better to have BOTH types of support.

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