A client was looking to sell her home. As potential buyers consistently visited her home for viewings, she would hear the same comments, “There’s something off about your floors.” After hearing enough, the client reached out to American Beam & Steel to investigate the issue. During the initial review of the home, American Beam & Steel reviewed the existing footing, wood beam, and column support for the affected area. American Beam & Steel created an in-depth renovation plan to replace the pad footings in the crawlspace and install steel beams and columns in place of the original structural support.
As American Beam & Steel examined the crawlspace of the home, another major issue was discovered. Mold had been growing within the crawlspace. Understanding the impact of mold within a household, American Beam & Steel quickly informed the client and created a remediation plan that would be executed in tandem with the structural improvements. American Beam & Steel created a ventilation cycle utilizing a HEPA air scrubber while removing surface mold via a HEPA vacuum process. Once this was complete, American Beam & Steel treated all porous and non-porous surfaces with Microban® antimicrobial spray. The affected area was consistently inspected for the remainder of the project to ensure it was effectively treated.
Clear communication was a focus for American Beam & Steel during the entire project, understanding the amount of stress that can be put on a homeowner having to schedule emergency renovations during the selling process. Consistently communicating the project status and progress was key to creating an outstanding experience for the client, who has since sold her house!
“These guys are awesome. I put my house on the market but people kept saying your floors are off, that’s when I called American Beam & Steel. Mark came out & took a look & gave me a quote for the foundation but after further inspecting we discovered mold in the crawl space, what a nightmare…
Well, Jim & Mark did an excellent job fixing my foundation & getting rid of the mold. It took a while but they were there every step of the way. They are truly my heroes. If it wasn’t for them I would have never been able to sell my house. They are honest & dependable & take pride in their work. I would definitely recommend them.”