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DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-27-2009, 12:32 PM
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Posted By live4ever
Thanks Glenn, inspectorD, and travelover! I...

Thanks Glenn, inspectorD, and travelover!

I think I read inspectorD's method a little differently than you guys did. InspectorD - did you mean a beam running perpendicular to the joists? Doesn't...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-24-2009, 07:20 PM
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Posted By live4ever
Thanks Glenn. I forgot to ask one major question...

Thanks Glenn. I forgot to ask one major question though: what about the myriad of wires and small pipes running through the joists...?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-24-2009, 11:24 AM
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Posted By live4ever
Thanks for the reply, Glenn! Hmmm - using a...

Thanks for the reply, Glenn!

Hmmm - using a 2x12 certainly sounds like it makes more sense but a lot of what I've read online suggests using identical framing members?

I should have added that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 02-24-2009, 09:46 AM
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Posted By live4ever
Help with sistering/blocking floor joists

We are going to be tiling our second-story kitchen in our 1920's home. The joists are 2x10's, 16" o.c., with a span of 14 feet. These barely meet the deflection requirements for porcelain tile, and...
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