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01-19-15, 06:09 PM
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Posted By kmerr98277

It's a 3/12 pitch but the ridge is sloping 1/2"...

It's a 3/12 pitch but the ridge is sloping 1/2" over 12', which should be level. It should be sloping 1.5" over 12' like the foundation under it. I've decided to shim the floor above the shiplap. ...
01-18-15, 09:02 AM
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Posted By kmerr98277

I climbed up on the roof and discovered it slopes...

I climbed up on the roof and discovered it slopes in the same direction but only 1/2" over 12'.
01-18-15, 08:06 AM
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Posted By kmerr98277

I like the idea of just shimming the floors on...

I like the idea of just shimming the floors on top of the shiplap and not messing with jacking the house up, but that is assuming the house will stop sinking. Do foundations typically stop sinking...
01-18-15, 07:48 AM
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Posted By kmerr98277

There are definitely issues with the doors in...

There are definitely issues with the doors in that part of the house. I think only one closes well. I'm also not sure what I'm going to place the jacks on. My thought was a beam under the joists...
01-18-15, 07:02 AM
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Posted By kmerr98277

I have 2 20 ton bottle jacks. I'm guessing the...

I have 2 20 ton bottle jacks. I'm guessing the addition was done in the 50's or 60's because of the 2x8's on 24's with shiplap. Also because the bathroom in the addition has cast-iron plumbing. ...
01-17-15, 07:32 PM
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Posted By kmerr98277

Jacking up a floor

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My house was added on to at one time and the added foundation has sunk 1.5 inches over 12 feet. I want to lift the joists with a beam and add another plate on the foundation wall to bring...
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