joist hanger

  1. BillyWillySilly

    There's no joist in the corner of the room

    Hi all, Starting a new thread as the older problem has morphed slightly. To recap: 22mm square-edged boards are going down first, then 18mm solid oak hidden screwed on top. However, after removing some tiles that represented an old fireplace upstairs, I found that there was no joist continued in...
  2. S

    Change direction of floorboards

    I've finally gotten around to tearing up the carpet and replacing the landing floorboards. They're full of nails and staples so would take days to pull up and sand, plus the boards aren't in great condition. The current boards are sideways but I'd prefer them longways - is there an easy way...
  3. M

    Advice on floor structure

    Hi, I am new to this forum and would be grateful for some advice. I am undertaking a full restoration of an 18th C stone cottage and would like advice on strengthening an area of existing floor. The floor is First Floor covering 25m2 with hallway below and landing/bedroom above. Due to...
  4. R

    Loft boarding- cross battens 2x4 vs 2x6

    Hi all, I am looking to board up the loft to a good standard ("proper" and all). Everyone recommends - in order to hold the insulation to raise the floor before boarding. And the best way is to do this is to screw cross-battens into the ceiling joists - (2" by 4" timber battens have been...
  5. C

    Queries on decking joists

    I'm weighing up a few options on fixings but any advice please on the following queries regarding a raised deck (about 900mm up) using 47 x 150 joists (2.5m long) and ledger (4.8m long) with posts at 1.3m: 1 How to attach the rim joists to the ends of the ledger board as I can't source...
  6. C

    Fixings for raised deck

    I'm about to order the timber and fixings for a raised deck base (approx 900mm off ground) and wondered if anyone could confirm/comment on planned fixings as noted below please ? Raised deck 4.8m x 2.6m with ledger along one of the 4.8m sides Ledger 150 x 47 Rim 150 x 47 Joists 150 x 47 at...
  7. A

    Restraining Joists that are on hangers

    Hi, I'm tackling a loft conversion and hanging my joists fully below the support (152×152×30 UC) with Strong tie JHA450 hangers. Strong tie have confirmed this will still provide at least 4kn of strength. However I need to prevent the joists from swinging forward and aft as they are completely...
  8. G

    Replacing pocketed floor joists

    Hi, I'm refurbing the galley kitchen in our Victorian terrace (solid brick walls, no cavity). Three of ceiling joists (which are the floor joists of the bathroom above) need replacing completely (they can't be sistered) but are pocketed into the brick walls on both sides. One of those walls is...
  9. N

    Wooden joists attached to RSJ mess

    Hi All I have lifted the floor in our renovation to find the builders have not made a particularly nice job of attaching the joists to the RSJ as you can see in the photograph. Am I correct in thinking the proper way would be with a piece of word infilling the web of the RSJ and joist hangers...
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