Forum Title: Sistering Joists
Mornin', My house is built using 2 x 8 joists with an approximate span of 12 1/2 feet spaced 16 oc. This is fine but there seems to be a lot of deflection, when I walk around on the 1st floor, I can hear things rattle. I was thinking about sistering maybe every other joist but I won't be able to sister the entire length. My question is, Do you guys think this would do anything or be worth the effort? Thanks in advance for helping out a dumb plumber
Category: General Contractor Post By: MARSHA LOVE (Elgin, IL), 03/04/2018

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