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Tips for installing jack post below joist

I'm looking for some tips installing a jack post. For some background, I recently purchased a house. The previous owners covered a lot of issue and ended up with a terrible home inspector which didn't ...
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Support post in basement for sagging main level floor

The floor on my main level is sagging and I want to add a post in the basement to correct. The main level floor beam with the sag (shown in red) consists of a 4x12 sistered to a 2x12 and is currently ...
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Fix Sagging Garage Beam

I have a 1970 built 24x24 workshop with a recessed support beam that is perpendicular to 2x6 24in on center ceiling joists. The support beam is 24 feet long and is built with 2x10's bolted together ...
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Fix sag affecting upstairs doorway

Looking at the door, the downward side of the slope is towards the middle of the house. The joists in the ceiling (at least in the basement) run perpendicular. So the direction of sag is left/right ...
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How do I re-align this patio door?

I've got a patio door was installed 20 years ago, and in that time the house has settled strangely and the door is no longer situated correctly in its frame. The right-hand side is fixed, left-hand ...
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Floor joists on 2x4 ledger

My floor joists are sagging off of the main beam by 1/2” causing the floor upstairs to be uneven only where the end of the joists meet the beam. The joists are notched and sitting on a 2x4 ledger. ...
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Garage Door already has struts, but is sagging

16 foot wooden garage door, no telling what the door age is. The bottom, middle and top panels already have 2 1/4" (?) struts installed, presumably to correct previous sagging. The bottom panel ...
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Sagging ceiling post-repair

I had my hvac bust and put a hole below it in my kitchen ceiling from water damage (melting ice buildup from A/C). Had another area nearby that was sagging repaired as well. Hvac is now fixed, ceiling ...
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