floor joists question

Old 08-14-17, 04:38 PM
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floor joists question

I was in my basement taking a looking up at the ceiling/floor-joists that our under my living room. A few of the joists directly over the I-beam look a little bent or cracked. I haven't noticed any issue upstairs (saggy floors, etc.). Is this an issue? Should they be reinforced or bent back in some way? Should I bolt another piece of wood up against it or try to clamp this to the other joint somehow?

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Old 08-14-17, 04:59 PM
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Must be an older house there is actual plywood on the floors.

Dimensional wood warps, nothing can be done, if you have no issues your good!
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I agree, unless there is some deflection in the floor above it's unlikely there is a problem. If you tried to screw or bolt the joists shown you'd likely cause them to crack.

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