SYMPTOMS OF DAMAGED FLOOR JOISTS
It can be difficult to identify the exact cause of the structural damage in your home because many different things can affect it. If you’ve noticed any of the following symptoms, it’s best to reach out to our joist sistering experts in Knoxville who can correctly identify the source:
- A sagging ceiling in your crawl space
- Sagging or sloping floors in your home
- Damage to interior wood or tile floors
Don’t hesitate to contact our team if you discover any unexplained damage in your crawl space or to your floors.
REINFORCING AN EXISTING FLOOR JOIST
When possible, our team can offer floor joist sistering, which is an effective and affordable solution that levels a sagging floor. This process essentially strengthens the floor joists by installing additional wooden beams to the ones that are damaged. When our team uses this joist sistering option, Knoxville homeowners will appreciate the following benefits:
- Quick and easy installation
- Prevents further damage
- More affordable than complete replacement
- Long-lasting durability
Before our team begins the process of joist sistering, we’ll assess the damaged area to determine the time it will take to complete the project. After the damaged joists are repaired or replaced, your floor will immediately be stabilized to its original level.
When your floor needs repair, trust the experts at American Foundation for joist sistering and floor joist replacement services in Knoxville. Get started today and contact us to learn more about our free inspections.