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Flooring Contractors Waterville ME

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H T WINTERS CO
(207) 872-5566
57 BAY ST
Waterville, ME
 
BAYLEIGH FLOORING
(207) 620-8888
747 WESTERN AVENUE
Manchester, ME
 
Norm & Elaine Poulin Flooring
(207) 873-3709
30 Prospect St
Waterville, ME
 
Veilleux Keith & Sons Hardwood Floors
(207) 465-3334
863 Kennedy Memorial Dr
Oakland, ME
 
Shop From Home Flooring
(207) 626-3100
133 Mount Vernon Ave
Augusta, ME
 
MATTSONS HOME DEC CTR
(207) 623-1106
243 WESTERN AVE
Augusta, ME
 
Greniers Classic Flooring & Design
(207) 873-5062
160 Drummond Ave
Waterville, ME
 
Maine Timber Works
(207) 397-3285
823 Augusta Rd
Oakland, ME
 
Creative Hardwood Floors
(207) 923-3081
332 Main St
Vassalboro, ME
 
New England Wood Floor Co
(207) 621-1815
297 S Belfast Ave
Augusta, ME
 

Floor Questions and Answers



Floors Sagging towards Outside Edges

I recently bought my first home. It is an 1870's farm house. The previous owner sprayed foam insulation on the outside of the foundation. The foundation appears to be in good shape, looking from inside the basement. But, the floors on the first floor are sagging towards the outside edges. The center of the house and the second floor seem level. Help!

I guess I wonder how bad are they sagging, and why. A lot of old homes don't have a level floor anywhere in them. Part of the charm...

But you should check that structuraly the outside walls, the sill beams they used are still in good shape... they have not been eaten up by termites...

It is possible to jack up the walls, and add wood or stones to level (sort of) the floors. But often this can create havoc with the plaster. But if the wood in the frame is all in good shape, it can be done.. and if you don't move the walls up too much, the plaster may not crack, or not crack much.

Fixing Unlevel Flooring

My first story floor is unlevel due to some settling in my basement (a supporting wall in the basement had actually sunk around 1"). I have confirmed with a structural engineer that the settling should no longer be a problem due to correction of outstanding draining problems along the foundation.

We are looking to remodel our kitchen (on the first story) and want badly to relevel the floor. There are several dips and undulations in the floor ranging from 1/2 to 1"+ in depth.

I've had a contractor out to give a quote for the job and he insists that I would need to remove the old sub-floor, install new joists, plywood and Hardi-backer sub-flooring that would provide a straight (but not necessarily level) floor to install the new ceramic tile over. His rationale is that this is the only true way to correct the problem and would 'protect' me if the floor does ever settle again.

My sense is that I would be able to add plywood to areas where the undulations are the most severe and fill in the remaining areas with self-leveling compound. I would then install 1/4" Hardi-back over the old subfloor and areas that I had leveled with the leveling compound to provide a smooth floor to install the tile over.  Thoughts?

Getting the subfloor back to it's original level is the ideal way of dealing with this but your method will work. There are self leveling compounds that will do the trick. But remember the cabinets are sitting on this same unlevel floor. The best idea is to gut the whole room, then level the floor.

Warped Floor Joists Creating Unlevel Floor

I have 2 floor joists that are warping up in the kitchen floor. The basement ceiling is finished, but I cut a hole and found out there are no cross piece supports between the 2 joists because of plumbing and air ducts running between them. How do I draw the joists back down to make the floor level again. The rise is a...

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