These are the 10 most frequently asked questions that mobile homeowners ask before booking a relevel.
Q: What is a relevel, and why is it necessary for my mobile home?
A: A relevel is the process of restoring the proper level and stability of a mobile home by adjusting its foundation. It is necessary to prevent structural damage and ensure safety.
Q: How often should I get my mobile home releveled?
A: Mobile homes should typically be releveled every 3-5 years, although this can vary depending on factors such as soil conditions and geographic location.
Q: What are the signs that indicate my mobile home needs a relevel?
A: Signs that your mobile home needs a relevel include uneven floors, sticking doors or windows, visible gaps between walls and floors, and cracks in the walls or ceiling.
Q: How long does the releveling process typically take?
A: The duration of the releveling process depends on the size and complexity of the job, but it can generally take a few hours to a couple of days.
Q: What are the potential consequences of delaying or avoiding a relevel?
A: Delaying or avoiding a relevel can lead to worsening structural issues, such as sagging floors, misaligned doors and windows, and potential damage to the plumbing and electrical systems.
Q: Will the releveling process affect the structural integrity of my mobile home?
A: When done correctly, a releveling should not negatively affect the structural integrity of your mobile home. It is important to hire a qualified professional to ensure proper execution.
Q: What qualifications and experience should the releveling contractor have?
A: Look for a releveling contractor with experience in mobile home foundation work and relevant certifications. Ask for references and inquire about their knowledge of local building codes.
Q: Are there any permits or inspections required for a relevel?
A: Depending on your location, there may be permits or inspections required for a relevel. Check with your local building department or relevant authorities to ensure compliance.
Q: What are the costs associated with a relevel, including any additional fees?
A: The cost of a relevel can vary based on factors such as the size of the home, extent of the leveling needed, and local labor rates. Request quotes from multiple contractors to get an accurate estimate.
Q: Are there any warranties or guarantees provided for the releveling work?
A: Reputable releveling contractors often provide warranties or guarantees for their workmanship. Make sure to clarify the terms and duration of any warranties before proceeding with the releveling project.
If you have any other questions please do not hesitate to contact us via email (Click here) or call us on (863) 808-2200.