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Old 02-02-2009, 11:34 PM  
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This house has settled and the doors want shut properly. Some cracks in the wall. Some tile breaking in a one year old house. The piers seem to be settleing and the house is staying. Causing damages. Does anyone have a clue?



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Old 02-03-2009, 05:40 AM  
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This is typical of a new home drying out. If it was built during the rainy season, you may get more issues than most. Get a home inspection done , try American Society of Home Inspectors, ASHI for a good organization, not a company. Then see if you can get the builder back for the one year warrantee work, if that is available in your situation.
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If you have no cracks in the foundation, it is most likely shrinking or drying out. Excess moisture in the wood before or after construction and before articial drying is a common cause.

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