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A large oak tree fell on our roof. It created some
A large oak tree fell on our roof. It created some structural damage. The insurance company has agreed to fix it and replace the entire roof which is good. Our issue is 5 months later we have noticed that our ceiling walls in our lower level all have dry wall seems popping out. One floor to ceiling wall is doing the same thing. The floors now creak on the upstairs level. The insurance company doesn't think it is from the tree. The dry wall person feels it is. Any suggestions/insights? The house is 20 years old and until this happened has been in great condition. Thank you! … read more
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A 20,000 lb truck drives over a drain pipe that is
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