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supporting joists when fitting new staircase

Postby vonspritz » Thu Mar 04, 2010 12:55 pm

I'm taking out flooring and cutting through joists to fit a quarter landing staircase in the corner of a room. The free ends of the cut joists will be supported by cross pieces to the other joists. Does the 1st floor also need to be supported by a pillar at the inside corner of the staircase?
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Postby stoneyboy » Fri Mar 05, 2010 10:48 pm

Yes unless the staircase has been manufactured not to need a corner newel post.
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