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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
    using temporar...

  • 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 30x30. The space
    has two beams spanning its length, each made of two 2x10s with 2x4 ledger boards attached.
    These beams are...

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