Restumping,or re-blocking is the process of resetting (or replacing) the stumps on which a house stands. House stumps sink with time because of soil movement, or when wooden stumps decay because of dampness in the dirt. It is critical to bring the house to level by restumping Altona otherwise it can lead to damage varying from cracks in the walls to permanent collapse of structure. It’s also recommended to restump an old house before renovations because of the additional strain on the structure of the house.
Restumping Altonais a major endeavour and if it’s not taken care of accurately, it could be extremely perilous for you and your home.
Signs that your home may require restumping Altonainclude:
• Cracks in walls
• Uneven, warped or soft floors
• cracks in brickwork
• Doors and windows not closing properly
Every house is built differently and hence reacts differently to changes in the soil below the house. Whenever improper stumping is left untreated however, it could end up in major damage to the structure.