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tigersareus 01-24-2011 05:34 PM

ceiling joists
 
how far apart are ceiling joists supposed to be?

joed 01-24-2011 05:36 PM

Normally 16". Sometimes 24".

Arthropod 01-24-2011 07:07 PM

It depends on the span they cross and the dimensions of the joists used. Usually 12, 16, or 24", but could be more. Look at the ceiling joists tables in the locally applicable code.


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