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sputnik1962

10:47AM | 06/06/13
Member Since: 06/06/13
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I need to get my house releveled. I have been given so many different opionions, the thought now scares me. Mainly, I am looking for a reliable online site for reference to what to expect. I have been told the whole house has to be lifted, only the sinking side needs leveling. I don't have to pack a thing in house, nothing will fall. I can be in the house at night, no I can't. Everyone seems to have a different idea.

My house does sit on blocks, it is a wood frame built in 1951.
I live in central Louisiana, so wet is an issue.
It is only a section of my house.
There is no visible, cracks in sheet rock, concrete on porch, etc.

I thank you in advance, for any guidance you can provide. I am a widow, in a small community. Contractors know it, I have already asked one to leave my property, after he asked me, how much I could afford. Another reason to be cautious. May you all have a great blessed day.

BV001986

11:34PM | 09/01/13
Try asking local bldg dept for references. Doesn't sound too bad. Try and diagnose as much of the symptoms as possible sinking posts, rotten wood etc and educate yourself as much as you can. Single story house ? They don't weight much. Maybe days work 2 guys couple hundred bucks materials
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