My husband & I purchased a home in TN 11/05. When we first purchased the home, we noticed several things AFTER we signed & moved right in: First off- this home is 13 yrs old- the entire house was painted white inside when we moved in.
In the main garage-the floor was cracked in a cross shape across the entire double garage-starting from the main bean which is in the center of the garage- the garage floor slants toward the back wall which leads to the house & drops about 1 1/2inch.- you can see where the baseboard has separated and the floor sunk showing the black portion of the foundation. On the backporch- a vertical crack about 2 feet long goes through the bricks above the french doors of the kitchen. In between the kitchen & the breakfast nook- the hard wood floor was cracked along one pannel- but was obvious when walking over that there was a "hump" and that room slants toward the back of the house. In addition, we noticed the basement floor (which is a finished basement) is completly uneven in several spots (we noticed this when installig the pool table). I am concerned now because over the last week I have noticed the crown molding in both the lower & now upper levels starting to crack & separate from the ceiling in just about every room of the house. I know this was not there a year ago when I painted the living room, breakfast nook & kitchen. In addition, I noticed the cracking & separating of the hard wood floor of the door way between the dining room & kitchen - which is consistent with the horizontal crack of the garage- which is right next to the dining room. I am extremly concerned & worried about the foundation & security of our home. Please help with any advice!
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