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Bouncy Floors

You’d expect the floors of your house to be sturdy and strong. However, if there’s a noticeable bounce as you walk through your living spaces, this is a warning sign that demands attention. 

These symptoms are often indications of much more significant structural concerns that require immediate action. 

Innovative Basement Authority excels in diagnosing and resolving such issues decisively. Our crawl space repair services are designed to address the fundamental causes of sagging floors, averting further damage to your home. 

In this detailed guide, we’ll take you through the issue of bouncy floors, their common causes, and how our customized interventions can reinstate the solidity of your flooring. 

What Are Bouncy Floors? 

Experiencing bouncy floors goes beyond a simple nuisance; it’s an alarming indicator of the deterioration of your floors’ underlying support systems. Houses with crawl spaces are especially prone to this issue. 

The symptoms that your floors may be sagging or bouncy can include: 

These signs are more than mere inconveniences—they could signify severe structural problems. Taking quick action and consulting with crawl space repair experts like Innovative Basement Authority is crucial. 

Why Your Home Has Bouncy Floors 

Pinpointing why your floors are bouncy is essential to crafting effective remedies. 

Common reasons include: 

  • Overstretched Joists: Joists that are too widely spaced or are supporting spans that exceed their design can become overly flexible. 
  • Inadequate Support Systems: Incorrectly installed or shifted support features like beams or posts can lead to a lack of necessary stability, resulting in bouncy floors. 
  • Weakened Joists: Issues such as moisture ingress, decay, damage from insects, or aging can compromise the strength of wooden joists. 
  • Excessive Weight: Heavy household items or appliances can overburden joists. 
  • Shifts in the Foundation: Any alteration in the foundation can strain the entire support framework. 

Addressing bouncy floors typically involves repairing the crawl space supports. During a free inspection, our specialists meticulously evaluate these potential issues to understand the bouncy floor’s underlying cause. 

Can You Fix Bouncy Floors? 

Yes, it is possible to repair bouncy floors. 

However, it’s crucial that the repair is comprehensive rather than a temporary patch-up. Simplistic, store-bought fixes and DIY attempts might not address the core issue and could pose safety risks. 

Thorough repair requires an in-depth analysis of the underlying factors contributing to the bounce. Innovative Basement Authority uses a holistic approach to deliver long-lasting fixes. 

Our experts carry out a thorough inspection to pinpoint the cause of your floor’s instability. We then formulate a customized plan to support and potentially realign your floors to their original, intended position. 

How to Fix Bouncy Floors 

Our process for addressing sagging floors involves the following steps: 

Professional Crawl Space Inspection 

The process starts with a crawl space inspection to discover the fundamental reasons for the sagging floors. 

Identify Causes and Solutions 

After the inspection, we interpret the data to accurately identify the root cause of the damage and determine the most suitable corrective action. 

Strengthen Floors with SettleStop™ IntelliJack™ Crawl Space Jacks 

We often employ SettleStop™ IntelliJack™ Crawl Space Jacks to provide significant reinforcement to compromised floor joists. 

Tailoring to Crawl Space Dimensions 

Every crawl space is different, and we customize the IntelliJack™ installation to the specific dimensions of your space. 

Precise Height Adjustment 

Our technicians carefully adjust the IntelliJack™ to the optimal height, lending the necessary support to stabilize and level your floors. 

Innovative Basement Authority’s IntelliJack™ system is notable for its substantial load capacity, easily supporting more than 24,000 lbs. per jack. Our solutions do more than provide a temporary fix—they directly target the primary issue, ensuring both stability and long-term peace of mind. For a reliable resolution to sagging floors, turn to the experts at Innovative Basement Authority. 

Why Address Bouncy Floors Now 

Ignoring bouncy floors could lead to more significant problems in the future. Tackling the issue promptly guarantees: 

  • Safety: Remove risks of tripping, creating a safer household environment. 
  • Prevention: Early action can forestall more severe, expensive damages. 
  • Comfort: Secure a more stable and peaceful living space. 
  • Property Value: Maintain or even increase your property’s market value. 

Our tailor-made solutions are crafted to address the distinct challenges posed by bouncy floors, delivering unmatched outcomes for your residence. 

Contact Innovative Basement Authority for Reliable Crawl Space Repair Solutions 

Should bouncy floors be a concern in your home, procrastination only makes the problem worse. Depend on Innovative Basement Authority for a dependable solution. 

With our precise diagnostic tools, custom solutions, and seasoned professionals, we stand ready to underpin and secure your floors. Reach out to us for a free inspection and get a no-obligation repair quote. Rest assured, we’re here to guide you at every step


The duration depends on the extent of the damage. Our professionals work diligently to reduce any inconvenience and will provide an estimated timeline following a free inspection of your space. 

The expense can vary depending on the severity of the damage, the area that needs repair, and the chosen repair method. We pride ourselves on clear pricing, offering a free inspection, a quote without obligation, and several financing options

Structural repairs are intricate and generally necessitate professional expertise to ensure they are safe and enduring. Our team has the necessary equipment and knowledge for a secure, effective fix. Reach out for a free inspection and quote.

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