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Old 03-19-2011, 11:55 PM   #1
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ceiling joist span

I'm about to install ceiling joists across a 13' span. Shallow roof pitch will prevent any storage above. My joist span table says 2x6 joists should be OK on 16" center. Whaddaya think?


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Old 03-20-2011, 12:19 AM   #2
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Depends on the species and grade; http://publicecodes.citation.com/ico...002_par023.htm



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