Last Activity:05-25-2008 2:45 PM
Posted in thread: Strengthening joists on 05-25-2008 at 01:45 PM
There should be screw jacks under the 4x4 where it meets the floor joists as well as a concrete
slab under each jack.So I need to add 4 more screw jacks under the joists as well? I didn't
Posted in thread: Strengthening joists on 05-24-2008 at 03:39 PM
Thanks for the advice. I added two 4x4 beams under the joists for extra support, and added two
sisters, although there was no way to fit a 16' span under there, so I had to split the sisters
in two. M...
Posted in thread: Strengthening joists on 05-04-2008 at 01:06 PM
I am replacing a subfloor in my house. The joists are 24" on center with a 16' span, and a
little bigger than 2x8 (their dimensions are exactly 2"x8"). I'm putting in slate and a
clawfoot tub, so sinc...