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  • Posted in thread: Small Floor-jacking Project on 10-13-2006 at 01:25 PM
    Instead of all this jacking and beam sizing and the like...why don't you just build a wall 16
    OC under the area .This will disperse the weight evenly and you will not be under ANY point
    loads.This wil...

  • Posted in thread: Small Floor-jacking Project on 10-13-2006 at 07:41 AM
    OK, Dick, you make a couple of convincing points.I really didn't want to cut into my floor, but
    it sounds like I should probably do it. I don't mind doing the work. (the worst of it will be
    moving eve...

  • Posted in thread: Small Floor-jacking Project on 10-12-2006 at 11:24 PM
    Dick - thanks for your comments. I may not have explained myself clearly: I'm NOT jacking up
    the CENTER-BEAM, only the double-joist that's parallel to the CB, and on the other side of the
    stairs. Yes,...

  • Posted in thread: New member from Lockport, NY (Western NY Area) on 10-12-2006 at 09:08 PM
    Hello --I joined today, and I've seen great tips already. Great site. Also, I just bought a
    house (~50 yrs old), and it needs lots of work. I've done tons of work on many previous houses,
    but I'm gett...

  • Posted in thread: Small Floor-jacking Project on 10-12-2006 at 03:34 PM
    ...Of course, my NEXT project will be attacking the squeaks in the kitchen floor.Meanwhile, any
    help with the floor-jacking would be appreciated.-Joe P.

  • Posted in thread: Small Floor-jacking Project on 10-12-2006 at 11:05 AM
    I have a 50-yr old ranch-house, and most of the foundation is fine. The only problem is a
    sagging floor, next to the staircase to the basement. Here's why:The main construction consists
    of a center I-...

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