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Locating a Wall Stud

Locating a Wall Stud

Locating a wall stud shouldn’t be a guessing game and there’s no need for punching extraneous nail holes when you can get it right the first time. Studs are typically located 16″ OC (on center) but they can also be found at 24″ OC. Once you find one stud you […]

Strengthen Your Floor By Joist Sistering

Strengthen Your Floor By Joist Sistering

Floors in old homes can tend to sag or bounce as they get older. The only way to fix this is through “sistering” the joists located below the floor panels. This involves attaching joists of a similar size alongside the existing joists. This technique can also be used to make […]