sistering a joist

International Women’s Day

Sisterhood is powerful! I only know one carpenter’s term that is feminist. It is the term for attaching a second floor joist to a cracked or under-built joist, beam, rafter, or stud. The term for this is called “sistering.” Sistering is powerful: it can stop sagging all over the house. This is how it’s done.

By | 2017-02-27T07:43:34+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: Problems and repair|Tags: , , , |