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Question DetailsAsked on 4/7/2020

How much should I expect to spend to replace all main structural supports in an 1830s era home?

Our house was built in 1836 (2 story approx. 2000 ft'.) and is partially on a basement with a stone foundation, and the rest is dirt crawlspace. We had a major insurance claim which meant everything was ripped down to the studs, even the subfloor over the crawlspace. Insurance will cover putting everything they removed out, but building inspector will require code upgrades to electrical, plumbing, and structural supports. All contractors think we need a structural engineer, but we can't yet due to COVID-19 shut down. They are saying possibly reinforcing foundation and replacing every main support beam and joists. Insurance won't cover all of this. I'm stressed about the costs. Any ideas?

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