Jump to content

Recommended Posts

Perimeter foundation added. Footings below replacement piers. Only problem is that the house wasn't leveled first. All the floors were lumpy and tilted. Is it ever done that way so as to not mess up remodel work inside that was done on the out of level floors?

That crib wall has yuck board on its exterior only. Seems like there should be real plywood applied to the interior side?

In some places the top plates are not overlapped nor their joints supported by a stud. That can't be good?

Nice whack in the joist for the plumbing.

And there was dirt piled onto the tops of most of the beams?

Other than that the guys did a nice job.

Oh, and the sub floor was rotted bad below the kitchen sink.

Click to Enlarge
tn_201334202016_Rice%203413%20203.jpg

53.09 KB

Click to Enlarge
tn_20133420218_Rice%203413%20216.jpg

69.76 KB

Click to Enlarge
tn_201334202154_Rice%203413%20217.jpg

68.11 KB

Click to Enlarge
tn_201334202232_Rice%203413%20207.jpg

73.78 KB

Click to Enlarge
tn_201334202313_Rice%203413%20218.jpg

62.18 KB

Click to Enlarge
tn_201334202355_Rice%203413%20213.jpg

84.47 KB

Link to post
Share on other sites

That is an interesting concept - build it crooked so it fits? Yes, I think that has been done before. This is the 100 year old house with the canvas walls? It would have settled back into being straight again.

I would not recommend adding plywood to the inside, as this would hide the damage going on with that OSB.

I would recommend replacing the damaged OSB with new plywood, and adding studs and a top plate where needed. They need to stop the lower wall from getting wet by maybe keeping the gutters clean.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Seemed like everyone who went down there took advantage of the little old lady living there. Every hanger on the copper was steel.

What's the dirt up on the beams all about?

Yes, this is the canvas walled house.

Thanks for the replies.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...