Guardian Foundation Repair Offers Crawl Space Adjustments in Knoxville, Chattanooga and Tri-Cities.
Crawl Space Adjustments
Conventional Crawl Space Adjustments
This repair consists of 4″ x 4″ or 6″ x 6″ treated posts that run perpendicular to the floor joists, with adjustable floor jacks on solid 8″ blocks or 24″ x 24″ x 8″ concrete footers.
This system allows us to adjust and level sagging floors at affordable cost to the homeowner.
These jacks have a 9,000 – 18,000 lbs. capacity based on the adjusted setting.
Block Columns Crawl Space Adjustments
Over time, the structural supports or load bearing areas may begin to sink into the ground or the wood begins to rot. It may also be discovered there were too few supports to begin with.
For maximum girder supports, Guardian Foundation Repair recommends:
- A double stacked 8 inch block column with solid 4 inch cap blocks. These blocks are constructed on a 30″ x 30″ x 8″ footer on 6 foot centers.
- For less load bearing areas such as porches and sunrooms we offer a single stacked 8 inch block column.
Guardian Foundation Repair Offers Conventional Adjustment Repair in Knoxville, Johnson City and East Tennessee.
Conventional Adjustment Repair
Need To Adjust Your Sagging Floors?
Guardian Foundation Repair, LLC Offers Conventional Adjustment Repair Services in Knoxville, Johnson City, & Surrounding TN Areas
This repair consists of a wood or steel beam that runs underneath and perpendicular to the sagging or overspanned floor joists in conjunction with adjustable steel jacks in order to support the floor system above.
The adjustable 3″ steel jacks are Galvanized to protect from rusting and are secured to a 24″ x 24″ x 10″ steel-reinforced concrete footer pad unless another size is recommended by an engineer.
Guardian Foundation Repair Offers Block Column Installation Services in Knoxville, Johnson City and East Tennessee.
Block Column Installation
Need To Make Sure Your Home Is Fully Supported?
Guardian Foundation Repair, LLC Offers Block Column Installation Services in Knoxville, Johnson City, & Surrounding TN Areas
Over time, the structural supports or load-bearing areas may begin to sink into the ground causing the column to fail. This causes sagging in the floors or cracking the drywall above. It may also be discovered there were too few supports, to begin with.
Block columns typically are placed on 30″ x 30″ x 10″ or 24″ x 24″ x 10″ concrete footers on 6′ centers.
Block Column Installation Recommendations:
For Maximum main girder supports:
- A double-stacked 8” block column with a solid 4” cap block. These blocks are constructed on a 30” x 30” x 8” footer on 6-foot centers.
For less load-bearing areas, such as Porches and Sunrooms:
- We offer a single stacked 8” block column