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Posted by Steve: on August 8th, 2001 06:50 PM
In reply to floor joist by Pete on August 8th, 2001 05:33 PM [Go to top of thread]

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might be a term you will soon be hearing. Its very hard to remove and replace a entire floor joist.

sistering is to splice a new joists along side the old joists. You remove all the bad old joists to good wood. then you start fastening a new joists alongside the good wood on the old joists and then run the distance.

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