Structural Lingo

When entering a construction project, there are certain terms that are not as familiar to the regular home owner. This article is intended to help describe some of those elements in residential construction and help interpret what contractors, architects, and engineers are all discussing about your home. Floor Joist – These horizontal members are typically single 2”x lumber supporting a floor or a ceiling. They are often spaced at a constant distance (16” apart is most

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Posted on December 10 , 2017 by admin0 Comments