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Sill Plate Replacement and Repair

Maintaining a solid and secure structure to your home is vital, especially because it involves the safety of your family. At Masonry Waterproofing and Drainage Masters, we offer sill plate replacement and repairs that will help improve the integrity of your floors and will last for years. With 30 years of experience serving the greater Vancouver WA area, you can trust us to get the job done right!

What is a Sill Plate?

The sill plate, also referred to as a mudsill, is a solid board anchored to your foundation that is designed to hold up the vertical framing of your building. It connects to the upper edges of basement walls as well as any floor joists for the rooms above. Most are made of 2 X 10-inch or 2 X 12-inch wood. They are typically attached to the concrete foundation by large bolts, but it depends on the construction method of your particular home.

Why Does a Sill Plate Need to Be Replaced?

Your sill plate plays a huge role in keeping your home structurally sound, so it needs to be replaced if it becomes damaged. Failing to repair or replace this board could make your floor unsafe to walk on. If you notice any of the following problems, the sill plate could be weak and needs to be examined by a professional as quickly as possible:

  • Untreated wood
  • Dry rot
  • Water damage
  • Termite damage
  • Age or other visible damage

Sill Plate Inspection and Repair

If you are worried about the condition of your sill plate, you should call a professional as quickly as possible. We can inspect your foundation and offer recommendations based on the current condition of the material or extent of the damage. In some cases, we may be able to offer repairs that are more cost-effective than a full replacement. This is especially useful for minor damage or incorrect installation. Regardless, it’s crucial to contact an expert if you notice any of the problems listed above. We’ll walk you through all repair and replacement options. Compromised floor joist attachments can leave you and your family vulnerable to a collapsing floor, but we’re here to help!

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

We care about our workmanship and want to give you peace of mind about your home’s foundation. That’s why at Masonry Masters, we proudly offer a 100% service guarantee on all of our foundation services. So, if you need quality sill plate replacement, inspection, or repair services in the Vancouver WA area, give us a call today!

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Sill Plate Replacement in Portland OR and Vancouver WA areas

Serving clients in Portland OR and Vancouver WA communities:

Portland | Beaverton | Tigard | Lake Oswego | Tualatin | Oregon City | West Linn | Milwaukie | Clackamas | Gladstone | Happy Valley | Gresham | Troutdale

Vancouver | Battle Ground | Camas | Washougal | La Center | Ridgefield | Orchards | Brush Prairie | Woodland | Kalama