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interior consequences of a failing beam

A look at the problems that can happen when a beam starts to fail    .

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Leveling a Beam

In this house the beam across the second floor over the garage was not sized right by the builder.  It had deflected (bent) down over time, and the homeowner was unhappy with the large dip in his floor above.  He … Continue reading

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Membrane Repair – Raised Solid Deck

A raised solid deck is a second or third story deck where the decking is solid, such as it being tile, stone or brick. The deck will have a membrane under the solid floor and underneath the deck it is … Continue reading

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Chimney resupport

This chimney was improperly constructed, and was not supported correctly on the roof of the house.  We have been engaged to place supports under the chimney that were designed by a Professional Engineer.     installing laminated beams through roof … Continue reading

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Deck Repair

With this project, the homeowner wanted to build an addition to the deck behind the house.  However, we found a serious problem here – the rim beams that were supporting the decks on the rear of the house were grossly … Continue reading

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House Leveling Video

This is a video of  deflected floor that we repaired and the difficulties you can encounter:

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