Last Activity:10-14-2012 3:14 AM
Posted in thread: Vertical deflection on 10-12-2012 at 09:56 AM
Update to this thread: My builder blocked and braced some of the joists. It didn't make a
difference. Then, my builder hired his own engineer to do an inspection. His report stated that
while the floo...
Posted in thread: Vertical deflection on 04-17-2012 at 09:42 AM
FBI; Foney building inspector?You cracked me up! Thanks for the laugh this morning. :)-Holly
Posted in thread: Vertical deflection on 04-15-2012 at 04:20 PM
I haven't posted in this thread for a while. My builder finally relented and agreed to give the
floor more stability. Not exactly sure how they plan to do that yet, but the work is scheduled
for the b...
Posted in thread: Vertical deflection on 03-15-2012 at 08:46 PM
As engineers are liable for a very long time, a copy of those instructions should be available
somewhere. When you have those instruction you will be able to see from under whether they were
Posted in thread: Vertical deflection on 03-15-2012 at 07:23 PM
Does the type of joist make a difference? Grrr. Meeting with my builder next week. The flooring
sub contractor wants to replace the laminate with hardwood (which is great), but if it's
masking the pro...
Posted in thread: Vertical deflection on 03-09-2012 at 12:13 PM
Hi again!I had a structural engineer come to my home to do an inspection. This was his
findings:"Based on my visual inspection of the floor framing it appears that the actual framing
was done per the ...
Posted in thread: Vertical deflection on 02-25-2012 at 01:19 AM
How do I get a copy of the engineer stamped copy of the plan? Contact the city? thank you!Holly
Posted in thread: Vertical deflection on 02-24-2012 at 01:23 AM
:)Yep, it's a silent floor. I'm still struggling to understand everything that's going on with
my floor. Kind of like taking a crash course in construction. :)Holly
Posted in thread: Vertical deflection on 02-23-2012 at 05:44 PM
For now, I'm in a holding pattern. I guess I'll let my builder and flooring company do their
inspections. If I don't hear what I expect, my husband and I have a structural engineer ready
to look at th...
Posted in thread: Vertical deflection on 02-22-2012 at 12:53 AM
Bridgeman, thank you so much for your comments! While the one year home warranty has expired,
the problems began before it had, and we have a paper trail that's miles long documenting what
work has be...