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Use a small screwdriver or bradawl to find the ceiling joists that will support the top of the partition.
If there aren't any joists, you'll have to use toggle bolts or butterfly screws instead.
For simplicity, predictive models generally assume that floor joists rest on a rigid support.
Or insert some pieces of foam on top of the joists, under the boards.
Universal Forest Products (Nasdaq:UFPI) today announces they will team up with NASCAR superstar Kasey Kahne and Dodge Motorsports to promote Open Joist as the company's first major motorsports initiative.
A full range of engineering considerations are addressed to facilitate roofline innovation using steel joists, including standard joist products depth, span, design load, the resulting weight and the additional dimension of pitch or curve for SP-Series joists.
If you don't know the direction of the joists, verification will require drilling a few more tiny holes.
When the original joiner decided how big the joists should be for the first-floor ceiling, he considered how far they needed to span then how much load they would need to carry.
With Deckfast Metal on the market, the first complete fastening solution for metal joists, we think this evolution will really begin to take off.
Pfister Energy, a turnkey solar and renewable energy system installer, announced that the Bergen County Parking Garage Solar Canopy project, a project spearheaded by Pfister Energy, has been awarded the Steel Joist Institute's 2011 Design Award.
Do not be tempted to join boards between joists as they will soon sag and cause a weak spot.
If the floorboard isn't in good condition, this may not be possible, so work out where the joist is - this should be obvious from the row of nails - and drill new pilot holes through the board into the joist.