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DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-25-2008, 01:45 PM
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Posted By spooksmcgee
So I need to add 4 more screw jacks under the...

So I need to add 4 more screw jacks under the joists as well? I didn't pour footings for the jacks but they are sitting on concrete blocks. They have some dirt on them so you can't see them unless...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-24-2008, 03:39 PM
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Posted By spooksmcgee
Thanks for the advice. I added two 4x4 beams...

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....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 05-04-2008, 01:06 PM
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Posted By spooksmcgee
Strengthening joists

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...
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