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Name of the 'wall' that supports floor joists

Discussion in 'Floors, Stairs and Lofts' started by Halloway, 5 May 2018.

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  1. Halloway

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    In my living room there is a sort of brick wall running lengthwise which supports the floor joists running across the room. Is there a name for that 'wall?'
     
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    Supporting wall?
     
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    Just woke up. It can be called a Sleeper wall.
     
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