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  1. Remodeling
    We had a re-modeler come in to redo a closet on the 2nd floor bedroom over the garage. After the Demo and carpet removal I noticed the floor was sagging in the middle of the closet area by anywhere from 1/2 to a full inch. We went into the garage and noticed the ceiling was also curved downward...
  2. Building & Construction
    I recently bought a duplex, and the upstairs unit's kitchen had this floor that was built up, with what looked like floors being built on top of old floors. I'm lowering it to level it with the other floors in the house, and gain more ceiling space in the kitchen. The kitchen floor was about 4"...
  3. General DIY Discussions
    I would like to hear from someone who has attempted the to jack up the floor that is sagging around a fireplace. The building is a two story cottage built in the early 1900's. There is a good concrete foundation and 18" high crawl space over a dirt floor. There is a fireplace in the center...
  4. Flooring
    I need to repair my mother's raised ranch. The problem is the 1/8" gap between the wall and ceiling in the bathroom and shared walls in that area. There are no trusses, just rafters, so I know it is not truss lifting. I think that it has more to do with the "handy work" done when the bathroom...
  5. Building & Construction
    I have an older house that has a sagging floor in the kitchen and bath area. It looks like the wood support beam was cut to put in an overhead door in the basement. I was quoted $700 for 2 steel I-beams but I am in the $30K in the hole and need to watch my budget. It was suggested that I add...
  6. General DIY Discussions
    hello, My house sits on a slab that has shifted slightly over the years and at one end of my house the parque floors have pulled away and the floor is clearly sagging. I am having carpet installed over the floors but want a quick fix before I have them lay it. Someone suggested priming the...
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