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  • How to Sister a Floor Joist | Home Guides | SF Gate For example, if 2-inch-by-10-inch material is in place, the sister joists must be at... next one only if you are straightening a sagging floor before sistering joists.

  • Sistering a Floor Joint - YouTube Apr 4, 2014 ... An easy, step by step instruction on how to sister a floor joist. Also a discussionabout building a new bathroom. Stay tuned for more videos...

  • Fixing Floor Bounce Or Deflection By Joist Sistering Apr 6, 2000 ... Sistered floor joists increase structural strength and stiffness. ... the ends of thejoist, to allow our sisters to reach the ends of the original joists. ... After the nailing,we drove 3" deck screws (not drywall screws) from the old joist...

  • Got Bounce Part 2: How to fix a floor deflection in an existing floor ... Mar 7, 2013 ... If you have to cut a sister joist to make it fit (or just to get it down to the basement... A thicker deck than the existing subfloor, however, must be...

  • Sisters for Bouncy Joists | This Old House Q: "My floors are supported by 2x10 joists. How do stiffen them to make the floorsless bouncy?"

  • floor - How do you sister joists? - Home Improvement Stack Exchange Sep 10, 2014 ... I don't want to build up ~2.75" inches of flooring and try to match the thickness ofthe original floor. Instead, my plan is to sister the joists in this...

  • Sistered Floor Joists - InterNACHI Inspection Forum May 14, 2008 ... It's floor joists that are approximately 8 feet long made from 2 floor joists ... joist orto provide additional stiffness and support if the sisters both .... I assume they arefrom a porch or deck that would reinforce the cantilever theory.

  • How can I repair the end of joists sitting in brick pockets? - Home ... Feb 24, 2016 ... Presuming this is the area from How two install hardwood floors in a long roomwith a ... You make new pockets for sisters, and you keep the sisters as large aspossible while still being ... Is deck joist sistering a sloppy repair?

  • How to Make Structural Repairs by Sistering Floor Joists | The ... Repair sagging or broken floor joists by “sistering” on a new joist ... If a crack orsag is isolated to one area, the sister joist should extend at least 3 ft. on both...

  • Fixing a Damaged Floor Joist - Extreme How To May 26, 2016 ... By Rob Robillard. I recently had to repair a floor joist that had cracked. ... to as “sistering.” The plan was to sister a new joist next to the old one.

  • Is deck joist sistering a sloppy repair? - Home Improvement Stack ... Nov 28, 2015 ... I have a few bad deck joists that I replaced with new PT joists. ... If you sister thejoists, make sure you put in a spacer to allow air flow between...

  • Sistering Floor Joists: 6 Mistakes to Avoid | DoItYourself In situations when sistering damaged floor joists with lumber of similardimensions, it can be easy to notch and slide the sister board into place.However, doing...

  • How can I level a sloped floor? - Home Improvement Stack Exchange Jan 22, 2011 ... I have a 10x13 first-floor room which used to be a porch but at some point ... Pullup the subfloor and sister new 2x8s to the joists but leveled...

  • Fixing a Bad Deck Joist | The Old House Web Navigate to the first article: Restoring a Wood Deck ... To sister, cut out the badsection of the joist--make sure you cut back to good wood, leaving none of the rot...

  • How to Repair a Joist With a Sister Board | Home Guides | SF Gate Work on old houses, or even new houses, long enough, and an encounter with abroken, twisted or split floor joist is inevitable. Many times more than one joist is...