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Floor joist running same direction as floorboards

Postby toby2019 » Mon Aug 14, 2023 2:03 pm

Hi , Can anybody explain why the tongue and groove floorboards are running the same direction as the joists? Its the same in the loft which is partially boarded.
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Postby stoneyboy » Tue Aug 15, 2023 8:39 pm

Hi toby2019.
Accepting what you say, if there was no support for the floorboards between the joists you would have springing areas between the joists. Either there is something like a chipboard floor under the floorboards or noggins have been fitted between the joists.
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