This is the area beneath the kitchen. Between when the home was built in 1960 and today, the lack of floor support in this area had allowed the weight of the living area above to cause the floor to sink.
Close Up Of The Damage Done To a Girder
The floor had sunk enough to cause this girder to break.
Beginning of a New Cast-In-Place Footing
The 4 sticks of rebar are put in place to strengthen the concrete that will eventually be poured over it, forming the footing that a SmartJack will use to support the kitchen floor.
New SmartJacks With A Steel Square Beam
The 2 prominent SmartJacks you see here are supporting a new steel square beam to help lift and stabilize the kitchen floor.