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Install Steel Beam Instead of a Load-Bearing Wall

Looking to expand the living space of your Chicago home? Install steel beam instead of a wall, with Structural Beam! Call 773-917-8998 for a free quote!

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A load-bearing wall is built of heavier building materials like bricks and concrete units and takes up a lot of internal space of your house, at the same time obstructing the floor plan.

Steel beam installation to replace load-bearing walls and support columns allows to remodel and rebuild the building, according to the open space concept.

Install steel beams with Structural Beam, call 773-917-8998 for a free consultation, today!

Remodel, rebuild, fortify–by installing steel beams!

Remodeling and rebuilding existing buildings is a way of getting the most out of the property, be it a private home, or a commercial building. A true game-changer was the invention of structural steel beams.

A new, skillful way of using structural steel beams for renovation, rebuilding, and remodeling was invented. It gives a new life to an existing building by doing away with bulky load-bearing walls and pesky brick columns. It considerably expanded the lifespan of the residential and commercial buildings and made the ways to utilize the internal space of the buildings much more versatile.

One-stop solution general contractor for steel beam installation

Structural steel integration and installation is what we do at Structural Beam, your local Chicago IL steel construction company. One-stop structural steel solutions service, combined with our brick and concrete masonry capabilities, and backed up by a lot of experience in the field, allows us to achieve great results for our customers, please see the portfolio of our projects. Call us today at 773-917-8998 and tell us about your steel beam installation project, we’ll take it from there!

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Things to know about the steel beam installation

A job for professionals

Steel beams installation is a job for qualified professionals to execute successfully.

Structural engineer

It requires a structural engineer to

  • evaluate the building conditions
  • calculate the structural loads and determine beam sizing for the project
  • create the blueprints and plans

Since steel beams installation has to do with the structural stability of your home, it’s not the place and time for any DIY experiments.

After the blueprints and plans have been drawn, it’s time for steel estimators to do their job. At Structural Beam, we’ve got experienced steel estimators to evaluate the costs of your steel beam installation project, so you can plan the financing accordingly.

Structural steel fabricators

Steel I-beams can’t be installed “as is”, they have to be fabricated into structural steel members, like steel support beams and steel support columns. Our structural steel fabricators will cooperate with the structural engineer to produce fabrication shop drawings, so the fabrication can be exact, and structures fabricated will not require any on-site adjustments.

Structural Beam provides both structural steel fabrication service, and raw components supplies for the project you decide to do with us. You’ll be getting wholesale steel beam prices, which will help to reduce steel beam cost and overall project cost. Structural steel I-beam cost is one of the major contributing costs of the project, we are happy to offer you a way to save money.

Masonry and Steel Structures
The more contractors you have on a project, the less control and the higher the risk.
Masonry works
We provide qualitative masonry and construction services for residential and commercial properties in Chicago. Our masonry contractors work with any style of brick, block, or stone in all different phases of construction.
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We build faster and save you money! Our team includes bricklayers and steel workers.
Steel works
Our services include the fabrication and installation of steel structures. The structures can be matched with either full masonry or wood frame structures as per the architectural drawings. We install wood or steel trusses after every floor before continuing construction on upper levels.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to install steel beams?

The cost to install steel beams will depend on the steel beam cost, depending on the beam size and quantity of beam required, other material costs, and installation costs. At Structural Beam, we’ve got a team of experienced structural steel estimators, upload your blueprints in the form on our website, and we’ll get back to you with a price quote per linear foot installed.

How do you install a beam?

Installing a new structural steel beam in the residential construction building requires creating temporary support, removing the old beam/beams, and installing the new ones. Details of a particular job differ from project to project.

How much wall does a steel beam need to sit on?

As a rule of the thumb, a new steel beam requires 6 inches plus bearing ( overlap with a load-bearing wall) on each side of the beam. By doing your project with Structural Beam, you can be sure that all the steel beam installations, performed by us, will be IRC-compliant.

We’re thorough, transparent, and collaborative.
We have many years of experience in steel beam works and provide all relevant services for projects in Chicago. Here's how it works:
Project Requirements Assessment
We work on building to assess steel beams for current and future loadings.
Material Resourcing
Different steel beams exist for various purposes. We have the resources and capabilities to ensure that you get the beams you need exactly when you need.
Safe, fast, quality-assured installation
The erection of structural steelwork consists of the assembly of steel components