ECO Products

adding floor joists to existing structure

6 Ways to Stiffen a Bouncy Floor - Fine Homebuilding

shore up floor joists and reduce the bounce in a number of ways, but the six methods If existing joists have been weakened due to rot or insect damage, glue and fasteners won't hold the joists. Finally, cut and install new columns to fit between the beam and the new Construction adhesive between layers strengthens

CONSTRUCTION VOCABULARY

Balloon Framing: A special situationally required type of construction with studs that Deck, decked: To install the plywood or OSB sheeting on the floor joists, .. Demolition permit - Authorization to tear down and remove an existing structure.

Can I Add A Second Floor?

Q: We are considering adding a second floor to our home. is supported by concrete beams and drilled piers OR has a full basement, then the added by adding a second floor you are adding both mass and volume to the existing structure.

Beefing Up Attic Joists for Living Space JLC Online Living Room

I need to convert an attic to livable space with minimal disruption to first-floor habitation. The existing ceiling joists are 2x6s, clear-spanning about 11 feet 3 inches. Rather than sistering in deeper members, which would involve moving some structural benefit, depending on how you tie the upper and lower joists together