Another residential assessment and inspection at NE Calgary, Alberta where a utility contractor cut holes in a wooden I-joist incorrectly. AERZ civil structural consulting Inc. prepared a report stating damages to joists and their severity on the floor and house and effect on the future. Necessary structural analysis and assumptions were carried on by AERZ consulting engineer for the previous reasons.
AERZ consulting Inc. also provided structural recommendations for fixing the situation taking into considerations the existing conditions of structural elements, architectural elements and available utilities close to damaged Nordic I joists.
It is important to use a qualified contractor and consult a structural engineer if needed before having holes cut in beams, rims and joists.