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  1. Building & Construction
    Hello. My house if about 50 years old. I recently noticed that some of the floor joists in my basement are bowing. Actually, I do not know if bowing is the right word. The joists seem straight horizontally. However, they are bowed vertically where they come to rest on a metal support beam in...
  2. Flooring
    Hi folks - I just finished installing about 550 sq ft of Tyroc subfloor in my basement (concrete) a few days ago and am waiting for the finished floor (12mm laminate) to arrive ... Some of the boards are now bowing upwards (middle of the board) ... not all of them ... just a few here and there...
  3. Building & Construction
    Hello everyone. We are looking to buy a house and we found one yesterday that we really like but part of the brick wall is bowing out on one side. There is also a hairline crack in the concrete foundation under it. I've tried to google it, but all the articles I've seen talk about basement...
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