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Posted in thread: Jackinig Up Sagging Joists on 12-10-2012 at 09:27 PM
I also meant to suggest that channel iron might be an alternative to an I beam. It might be
easier to work with and easier to secure to the beam you are raising.
Posted in thread: Jackinig Up Sagging Joists on 12-10-2012 at 09:22 PM
Here is an explanation of how to add a new footing within an existing slab like the one
pictured above. web site has several other articles in their archives that may be helpful to
you. In my project...
Posted in thread: Ideas for leveling floor support beams on 12-10-2012 at 08:23 PM
I just looked for a local engineering firm. At the time, business was slow and he came out, did
the measurements and wrote a report on live load estimates etc. May have charged $500 total but
for the ...
Posted in thread: Ideas for leveling floor support beams on 08-12-2012 at 12:43 PM
Thanks for the advice.I hired the engineer and got the load specification. I spent 6 months
under the house (luckily can stand under there) jacking up the main beams back to level while
Posted in thread: GFCI tripping on 08-12-2012 at 12:30 PM
I replaced a working ceiling fan in our bedroom with a new fan. Everything was working fine up
to then. The circuit is on a GFCI in the panel. When I attach to ground from the fan to the
ground line o...
Posted in thread: Ideas for leveling floor support beams on 11-17-2009 at 08:11 PM
I need to level the floor on one end of a single story frame house that is 30’x30’. The space
has two beams spanning its length, each made of two 2x10s with 2x4 ledger boards attached.
These beams are...