old houses saggy floor

Some homeowners when confronted with staggering bills for floor repairs come to terms with their floors. Old houses often have floors that are less than perfect; even historic houses have saggy sloping floors. Minor workarounds are possible such as leveling individual elements within the floor (tables armoires cabinets etc.). 【Get Price】

Clever Fix for a Sagging Floor Learn how to level floor framing in an old home by lifting joists with temporary walls installing a midspan beam and adding new studs to distribute the load down the the foundation. 【Get Price】

There are countless hundred+ year old homes with proper structure that have floors that don't sag bounce or shake. Sagging is never good. Sagging is a sign of either poor engineering to begin with or structural damage done later. bcworkz does raise a good point about older foundation methods and short term sags that stabilize. 【Get Price】

Sagging floors a common problem in old homes have many potential causes. Some are serious structural issues that require the attention of a contractor while others are more routine cosmetic problems that you can solve yourself if you're a fairly advanced do-it-yourselfer. 【Get Price】

How to Fix a Massive Floor Sag. Homes with sagging floors aren't usually found on concrete slab foundations because well-constructed concrete foundations typically last a long time. You'll find ... 【Get Price】

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One of the most common complaints of old-house owners is sagging floors. In my own house for example every floor pitches toward the center stairwell. Although generally only an annoyance sagging floors can be an indication of worsening problems. Here's a quick review of the most common problems and a few of the typical remedies. 【Get Price】