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Old 06-06-2011, 06:16 PM   #16
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If within 3' of the bearing wall, run a doubled header joist perpendicular to the joists. Cut the bad joist off about 6" to the right of the meter, if within 3', add a doubled one size smaller joist (as the span is only 20-28") so the bulk of the wires can go over the top of it (doubler). Follow these guidelines;



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Old 06-06-2011, 11:36 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Tizzer View Post
Has it been inspected?
not yet. They have to connect a few more wires and then set up an inspection, possibly this week.


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