ITa#39;S ALSO possible that the floor is sagging because the foundation has crumbled where ends of joists or girders rest. In this case, beams can be propped up temporarily with timbers or metal jacking posts while the damaged foundation is repaired. ... Heavy things added later, such as a masonry fireplace or the bathroom mentioned NOTCHED JOIST above, may be beyond the load capacity originallyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Old House Journal 1981 Yearbook|
|Author||:||Old House Journal|