Structural Repairs

 If you are a homeowner, inevitably the need to replace damaged framing somewhere on your house will happen. Whether it is caused by an accident, pests, rot, or a desired change to layout, rest assured, it is destiny. The cost of the repair will be determined by the size and scope of the project. Structural repairs are generally more expensive to correct than cosmetic ones, but either one requires professionals that know how to blend the new with the old, and maintain the integrity of the structure at the same time that’s where Deaton Builder’s steps in. Interior Wall vs. Exterior Wall vs. Load Bearing Interior Wall Repair Load bearing exterior wall repair gets more challenging in direct relationship to the number of stories. Where an interior wall section repair might cost $354, it could easily run $381 on an exterior wall. Interior walls that bear weight present their own unique challenge, and cost an average of $514 to repair.   Floor Framing Repair Laundry rooms, bathrooms, and homes built with inadequately vented crawl spaces, are prone to needing floor repairs as they age. Moisture and mildew can rot floor joist, leading to costly replacement that can run between $163 and $429 for an average size room. When damage occurs to a floor supporting a load bearing wall, it can be even more costly, and cause irreversible damage to sheetrock in ceilings and walls.   Ceiling vs. Roof Framing Repair Undetected plumbing leaks in second floor bathrooms are a major cause of ceiling damage. Poor chimney flashing is another common problem that can go unnoticed for years, leaving ceiling joist rotted and decayed. It can easily cost an average of $351 to replace even one or two joist in a single story home. Roof framing repair can be even more costly at an average of $518 if sheathing and shingles need replacing from tree or wind damage.   Stair Framing Repair Exterior wood stairways don’t last forever. Eventually components start to succumb to the elements and need replacement. Steps or sections of the handrail can be repaired individually, but the stringers are a different story. When one of these structural supports shows cracking or begins to break they can often be strengthened by laminating a sufficient size board to it. When this is done additional supports may be needed. This type of repair can cost from $178 to $468.   Door Framing...
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