Fix one thing, break another. This is sometimes what happens when it comes to home repairs.
During a recent inspection in Coupeville, this was the case in this particular home’s crawl space.
A plumbing contractor (or perhaps an ambitious but under-qualified and unlicensed homeowner) had installed an iron sewer line under the home.
However, in the process, they had decided it would be a wise idea to cut (and in turn compromise) one of the floor joists underneath the bathroom to accommodate that iron sewer line.
Probably not a great idea for the home’s integrity. Live and learn, right?
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