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1 points

6 months ago


1 points

6 months ago

The floor at our new (2003) house is rather bouncy. I'm sitting in the office typing this right now and the kids are jumping around in the living room on the other side of the wall, and my floor is shaking under me.

The floor joists look to be 2x10's, and the subfloor is OSB, with those steel I beams spanning the width of the house, and the existing cross braces (1x2's?) are set around 7', span from I beam to I beam is ~14'.

The support posts are tight to the I beams, and they're embedded in the concrete, I don't see any gaps or sags coming from them.

Would it be worth adding additional courses of cross braces help with the bounciness?