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Old 02-03-2012, 07:10 PM   #1
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I'm relocating the tub.
Currently it is supported off a wall in line with the floor joists.
(Joists are doubled up and have a lally column too)

The new location will be perpendicular to the floor joists.
(With a total of six joists sharing that load.)

Q: Is any additional floor framing/support needed?
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as mike said...but what type of tub are we talking about?
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as mike said...but what type of tub are we talking about?
60x32 Deep Well
Probably an Americast Steel/Porcelain "Cambridge"
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60x32 Deep Well
Probably an Americast Steel/Porcelain "Cambridge"
should not be a problem all within standards of normal framing....
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