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My home is located in the state of Minnesota, city of St. Paul. Thankfully, I don't need to worry about earthquakes, all I need to worry about are Tornados.
The home faces the south. I have a three season porch (10' x 7') that leans to the southwest and only on one corner. From what I can see underneath the porch, the porch does not sit on a foundation, it looks like it is sitting on 5 piers.
I have been told by other people the have seen it (not professionals), that it looks like I could just jack up that southwest corner and level it on a pier.
I need to know if; 1. Would this be a big job? 2. Is this something that I can do or should I get a professional to do it? 3. What type of jack would I need to use? 4. What would be the best type of material to use for the pier? and 5. When I level the porch, will this cause damage to the roof and/or windows that I may need to wory about?
Thank you in advance for any advice that you might be able to provide.