Originally Posted by cb104
Ok, so I got under my house to take pictures and noticed I had a leak. It was coming from the shower water supply pipes at the top near the shower head. The subfloor appeared to be pretty wet. The leak was repaired and now a week later the creaking noise has decreased by at least 75%. Could that have been the bulk of the problem?
That's great news, not often that the house complains about a problem for you to fix. I would still like to know how much of the joists was cut away.