Stabilising floor joists - Build 172(2019)
- Stabilising floor joists
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This article looks to NZS 3604:2011 Timber-framed buildings for answers to the question: Where is blocking required to stabilise floor joists?
NZS 3604:2011 Timber-framed buildings requires that floor joists are stabilised against any tendency to tip over sideways by providing lateral support at specified locations. This can take the form of boundary joists, blocking or even herringbone strutting.
This article includes the following chapters:
- Where is blocking required?
- Same principles for upper floors