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sister another piece of lumber alongside


Posted by Harold Kestenholz - Hydronic Network on August 14th, 2001 02:45 PM
In reply to Sistering by Pat on August 14th, 2001 01:32 PM [Go to top of thread]

http://www.heimer.com/inspections/definition_of_terms.html#S
SISTER JOIST
An additional joist installed next to an existing joist for purposes of additional strength.

http://www.homestore.com/home_improvement/advice/glossary/Glosss.asp
Sistering
The process of reinforcing a framing member by joining another piece of lumber alongside it.

http://www.blueprintforsafety.org/windretrofit/windretrofit04.html

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