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    Re: wall dropping due to inadequate floor joist

    Yes - - about being upset with builders who only used single joists - and a compromised at that! Have found lots of 'short cuts' done with other things. Like NO brick ties. Discovered that when L...
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    Re: wall dropping due to inadequate floor joist

    Thanks for the advice. The part of the wall under the single joist is over garage and not at all clear to work on -- naturally.

    Someone last week asked if the wall had dropped why hadn't ever...
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    Re: wall dropping due to inadequate floor joist

    But would think have to do something about the inch drop in kitchen floor (from wall to 4 feet out) and sure don't want any further drop! I understand the ridge in the middle of the floor that is...
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    Re: wall dropping due to inadequate floor joist

    Would that be a steel plate sandwiched between original joist and new joist? Problem would be accessing it. Have main vent trunk line there and further down lots of electric wires running through...
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    wall dropping due to inadequate floor joist

    My kitchen wall has dropped an inch causing a dip starting 4 feet from the wall. The wall sit parallel to the joist. I am redoing the original kitchen and need that taken care of. I have had no...
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