How to Inspect Your Cabin for Foundation Problems

Look for these six early warning signs of structural weakness
By Kurt Anderson
Published: February 3, 2014
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WAIT JUST A MINUTE! – Before you redo your kitchen for the chef of the family or gut your bathroom to create a dream spa for your sweetie, first take a look at the not-so-sexy parts of your cabin – its bones. Start by looking for warning signs that your cabin foundation may be failing.
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Before you buy a cabin or consider renovating one, look at the bones. Start with the foundation. A bad foundation is serious business, and can be expensive to fix. But, if you catch a failing foundation early, you can reduce or even eliminate costly fixes. While you should consult a qualified foundation expert before committing to serious repairs, here are six signs that something might be going wrong underfoot.
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