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Old 04-07-2014, 04:32 PM   #16
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Does photobucket work for everyone else..... tried again and it says something moved.....?????

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Sorry guys for the pics, photobucket sucks - alright, here's a new vid of the finished floors today. And I need to provide more background. This was a house from 1800. Redid a lot, these floors were also very expensive. This one area is my only concern. It's quite obvious walking over the area.

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"The problem is the settlement of the house. It's impossible to have all the joists at even heights even when you're replacing them, as they have to go into the same beam pockets. We've already tried to even the floor with the plywood underlayment, which had reduced the height differences, but the flooring is still going to have dips and rises in it."
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All I see is a video of someone throwing a Tennis Ball across the floor.

If you want us to see what you are talking about. You are going to have to post the pictures directly on here.

As for the problems with the floor. If it has just happened within the past two weeks. The contractor is not taking ownership. Then you need to either get an Arbitrator or get a lawyer.

That flooring appears to be Lumber Liquidators. Or is it from some other place? Do you have the information on the Bill of Laden, or boxes that the flooring came in, or even scraps that have the sticker on the bottom. Stating who the flooring is from?

Do you have a signed contract with notation that if there are any issues, due to poor workmanship or installation by the contractors, that you the agent who signed it. State that the company will come back and fix any issues?

You are talking about dealing with a legal issue, that from the sounds of it. The contractor knows that they have your money, and now they figure it is your problem, not theirs. That is why they are basically stating to deal with it. That is not the solution to the problem.
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Okay so the contract is for a 1 year guarantee and floors were finished today - the flooring is from a reputable local supply company. Still needs to go through inspections - not paid for yet (this is part of a larger project) - the question is - should there have been an alternate option, such as a floor leveling cement etc. This is like borderline issue personally, I'm not going to raise hell about it.





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No idea of your contract and/or any prior expectations for a home of your age...... but that is way way way out.

Hard to believe that any attempt to "plane" (not even considering leveling) it out was done,......
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Old 04-07-2014, 10:28 PM   #22
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Sorry guys for the pics, photobucket sucks - alright, here's a new vid of the finished floors today. And I need to provide more background. This was a house from 1800. Redid a lot, these floors were also very expensive. This one area is my only concern. It's quite obvious walking over the area.

response from contractor:

"The problem is the settlement of the house. It's impossible to have all the joists at even heights even when you're replacing them, as they have to go into the same beam pockets. We've already tried to even the floor with the plywood underlayment, which had reduced the height differences, but the flooring is still going to have dips and rises in it."
In re to the bold.... was leveling a contract design issue here.... that's why we have shims.

In re to underline, hard to believe.... must have been 3/16 luan....
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Old 04-07-2014, 10:33 PM   #23
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That's not a 1/4 inch out of level as referenced in your first post..... that looks like a healthy 1/4 out of flat over ... what.... 8" INCHES ....not even feet.

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