My husband and I recently bought a home that is around 150 years old. It is a 5 bedroom, 2-story that has a new section, but it is the older section that needs more work. There are a lot of things that need to be done, but there are a couple of urgent ones.
1. The house is sagging in the middle and needs to be jacked up. The support beams are actual logs. The foundation was built out of the rock that was there at the time. How can this be done with the least amount of damage? The walls are plaster, not drywall and I do not really want to damage them that much.
2. This house still has a summer kitchen on the back end of it. This room has started to separate from the house. I do not really want to lose it. How can I repair this with minimal damage to what is already there?
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