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Bobbiejean 09-04-2012 07:39 PM

Settling Problem
 
My house is ten years old last year we started having trouble with the dirt around the house cracking and sifting down under the house . We watered and filled in the cracks every few days, with sand . Just before it got so hot this year we noticed that the gap between the ceiling and the wall had all but closed up . It is happening again this year . we are in south central Oklahoma and have not had any rain. When the house was built they brought in 16 loads of dirt and built up the area for the foundation, but they didn't water it at all. My ceiling is separating from the wallsagain and I have some cracks in the ceiling. What should I do ?

nealtw 09-04-2012 09:17 PM

Is the floor concrete or wood?

sebastian1 04-08-2013 09:12 AM

Yes right, the floor is wood or concrete ?

nealtw 04-08-2013 04:12 PM

sebastian1; I suspect they got answers from another source. And welcome to the site.


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