Does your Mobile Home floor need to be re-leveled
If your mobile home has doors that stick, windows that are hard to open, or cracks in floors; these are just a few signs of a mobile home floor that needs to be re leveled. These are the same signs that conventional homes have when foundations settle. Drywall cracks and broken tile are other common signs.
These are other common signs that your mobile home needs to be re leveled
- If water on floors and countertops runs to one side instead of making a puddle
- You see cracks in your ceiling or walls
- Mobile home skirting buckles or blocks crack and move
- If you notice anchor straps that are not tightened down
The main reason reason mobile homes need to be re-leveled is moisture underneath your home because of hole and rotting of vapor barriers. Wet ground also causes the blocks or piers holding up your mobile home to sink.
Blocks that are out of level or loose anchor straps are signs that your mobile home may need re-leveling.
Another common reason for your home being out of level is it was not installed properly when the mobile home was first set-up.
If there is no solid support underneath the leveling blocks, or the shims being used aren’t made of concrete or hardwood; they will compress overtime, or they may not have enough blocks in place for the mobile homes frame.
Properly installed mobile homes set on concrete footings should not need re-leveling for years to come, but a hurricane or flooding conditions can change this. If your mobile home is set on footings that aren’t large enough, your mobile could sink over time. sink.
Florida Anchor and Barrier performs Free Inspections to see if your mobile home needs to be leveled.
If your mobile home is out of level, you should have it re-leveled as soon as possible. Mobile Homes that are out of level place an stress on certain areas of the frame, which can cause permanent damage.
Florida Anchor & Barrier has offices throughout central and southern Florida.
Tampa (813) 528-5988
503 E JACKSON ST
TAMPA, FL 33602
Cape Coral (239) 823-0263
1217 E CAPE CORAL PKWY
CAPE CORAL, FL 33904
Sarasota (941) 448-3577
7350 S TAMIAMI TRAIL
SARASOTA, FL 32431
Lakeland (863) 512-2800
3616 HARDEN BLVD
LAKELAND, FL 33803
Palm Harbor (727) 237-6772
35246 US HWY 19 N
PALM HARBOR, FL 34684
Orlando (407) 792-0288
4630 S KIRKMAN RD (407, 386, 321, 352)
ORLANDO, FL 32811
7548 S US HWY 1 (561, 954, 772)
PORT ST LUCIE, FL 34952
Daytona (386) 478-7814
West Palm (561) 337-1275
Fort Pierce (772) 539-5154
Ft. Lauderdale (954) 713-9366
Brooksville (352) 398-9286