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joists showing in new construction question

JESSICA AREVALO
17 days ago

So we recently made an offer on a new home. I’ve gotten mixed feedback on this and just want some input. In almost every room both on main level and basement, I can see the joists in the ceiling or runners. Sorry, I am not familiar with construction so don’t know the correct term. It’s a brand new home. My elderly dad used to be in construction and he says it’s a concern to him bc a good builder will leave wiggle room for the house to settle but I should not be seeing them like this. He is concerned there will eventually be cracks in ceiling that I will have to fix later. Is this something I can ask them to fix considering the beams are showing in every room like this?

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