American Beam and Steel

American Beam and Steel has set THE STANDARD for residential structural beam renovation, steel beam installation and structural repair framing.

Experts in Structural Assessment and Structural Repair

American Beam & Steel is a Chicago licensed general contractor, specializing in residential and light commercial structural repair.  Our expertise is founded on 25+ years’ experience in residential construction and renovation -- restoring the structural integrity to 100s of single-family homes and detached garages, multi-tenant buildings and commercial properties.  Our clients are life-long homeowners, new home buyers, investment property owners and real estate agents.

Our STEEL BEAM RENOVATION services include: replacement of damaged wood beams and/or wood columns; installation of steel beams and steel (lally) columns; installation and repair of foundation footings and/or cement piers; repair of existing steel beam installs; replacement of temporary metal jack posts with steel columns; and the remediation of poorly designed/installed structural steel beams.

Our STRUCTURAL FRAMING services include: repair of sagging floors; renovation of rotting, fractured, or termite damaged floor joists; removal of load-bearing walls; installation of (LVL/Glulam) structural wood beams; construction of structural walls (knee walls); replacement of rotting or termite damaged sill plates; restoration from impact damage (auto, trees); and framing construction for investment property rehab.


Structural Steel Beam Wood Beam Renovation and Structural Framing Repair

Don’t know where to start once you’ve identified one of the many structural problems in your home?

We’ve outlined a list of our services most requested from homeowners, real-estate agents and perspective home buyers to address the most common problems found in your home.


Photo Logs of Past Clients

Often times, the somewhat complex nature of structural problems that exist in homes can be a bit daunting.

Our customers have commented on the value of seeing photos of the most common issues to help identify the problem they are facing, and how American Beam and Steel can help remedy your situation.

We invite you to look through our job portfolio library which includes a sampling of the many structural beam and structural repair framing work we have done for our countless satisfied customers.

Feedback From Our Customers

We pride ourselves on delivering the most innovative, cost-effective solutions for our customers, tailored to your home, your needs and your budget.

Our mission is to maintain an unparalleled level of customer service from the point of first contact and we strongly encourage customers to provide feedback on the services we provide.

Have a look at just some of our customer reviews and decide for yourself.