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0295 Mounting Joists onto Steel Beams - Floors - Beams
0295 Mounting Joists onto Steel Beams - Floors - Beams -

Image Text: Perspective view > Inferior > sometimes found in older homes - (causes joist-weakening cracks) > beam > joist > crack extends from notch in joist > joist > front view > Preferred > joist > joist > beam > 2 inch x 2 inch splice at least 2 feet long > provide 1/2 inch clearance between splice and beam to accommodate shrinkage > joist > joist > beam > continuous 2 inch x 2 inch bolted through beam web every 2 feet (minimum) with 1/4 inch diameter bolts

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