Overspanned Floor Joists

Are your floors a little bouncy when you walk through your home? Bouncy floors could be an indication that your floor joists are spaced too widely and need better support. It could also be that the joists are too long. Overspanned floor joists and braces that are too far apart can't give your home the support it needs. CNT Foundations' goal is to secure your home for the future. Call 843-405-7022 to talk with our team in the North Charleston area about how to repair your overspanned floor joists.

How do overspanned floor joists hurt your home?

When floor joists and support columns are overspanned, they fail under the weight of your home. This is because the support columns that hold up your home are incorrectly spaced, and they can’t support the floor joists. Overspanned floor joists and overspanned girders can sometimes be hard to identify because the symptoms they cause often resemble foundation settlement. A sagging or uneven floor is the best sign that your floor joists are overspanned, but you should consult an expert to be sure. Cracking walls inside your home, wall and floor gaps, and stuck doors and windows can all be caused by poor attempts to remedy your overspanned floor joists and girders.

Overspanned floor joists and braces can’t provide adequate support to your home and ought to be examined promptly by an expert. CNT Foundations utilizes an assortment of repair techniques, so your home will be protected and secure for your family in the years to come. Our committed group of experts in North Charleston are prepared to investigate your home for overspanned floor joists and give a free, no-commitment evaluation. Call 843-405-7022 today to book your appointment and let CNT Foundations serve your family with foundation repair that you can trust.