After living in their house for several years, homeowners in Lake Mary, FL, started to notice some problems that were worsening over time. One glaring issue was an area of their floor that was sagging and uneven. This area happened to be under the kitchen, and the owners were concerned with the stability of this room before they addressed renovation projects.
After seeing Florida Foundation Authority’s TV ads, the owners were eager to contact us to learn more about how we could help them. They met with Inspector Joe Travis who ventured into the crawl space to investigate the support system. He found failing and improper wooden and shimmed concrete block supports, as well as a bottle jack with additional shimming. Joe discussed his findings with the owners, and he then recommended the perfect repair solution.
Foreman Joshua Ortiz and his crew then installed a new steel support beam, which was reinforced by IntelliJacks. These heavy-duty, galvanized steel supports permanently reinforce the above floor and floor joists, and offer the best opportunity to raise the floor back to level The IntelliJacks are designed to stop settling, but can easily be adjusted if any settlement occurs.
The homeowners now have peace of mind knowing this trustworthy repair has helped them create a safe and stable living environment.