- beams or logs, cutting boards, two jacks, assistant
If the house itself remained good, it makes sense to update its foundation, and at the same time raiseframe above the ground.You may also have to change the lower crowns log, dilapidated and rotten.
choosing the design of the new foundation, prefer monolithic, which can be implemented in the form of tape, reinforced with steel rods.You can use the old brick foundation on which, as on a pillow, a new foundation will be located.
materials for repair home will log appropriate diameter or a standard flat bar.The length of the logs should match the dimensions of the framework.Before the start of ascent log dis
assemble the house floor, remove the partition.
to work on raising home need two jack.The peculiarity of this technology is that the rise angle home leads to deflection of the log sill.The rise should be gradual and uniform, or composite crowns may differ.
log lifting technology is not complicated.Angle home prop up two jacks and gently lift about two centimeters.In support enclose the gasket corresponding to a lifting height.Lower the jacks and go to the next corner.
all turns out simply, but only in the case if the house is pulled away from the old foundation.More difficult is the situation when the entire perimeter of the house placed on props, and caved in part of the lower timber is based on the old foundation.When excessive lifting frame adjustment in this case may make a turn around this point.
Avoid trying to speed up the process, raising at once the construction of a few more centimeters.Log cabin of this can expand.The work is important gradual and lack of haste.
Use in insurance.When the felling has risen by 10 cm, insert it into the space between the support and the timbers of a special gasket scraps board.This will save in the situation, when suddenly fails jack.The jack should be installed very carefully.The location of the jacking timber must be strong, durable and without rot.
After lifting home to the desired height beneath established a new foundation, with backup and other support elements are removed.
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