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  1. Ceiling Joist Support

    General DIY Discussions
    Hello all, I have an open floor plan on a house that I purchased. This is a 2 story bi-level so the attic is above the main living area. (Cement slab/No basement) The old central A/C was in the attic towards the side and end of the house. To put it in, the 14 ceiling joists were cut and 2 -...
  2. Install larger size joists or a beam?

    Building & Construction
    We bought an old house with the original parts built in the 20's or 30's with maybe three sections added throughout the years. Oddly enough, as much issues as we have with old sagging floors in the old part of the house, the worst problems seem to be with the newest addition built about 1995...
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