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Christopher
What can I do to strengthen floor trusses
Christopher

I have a modular home the has 2x3 floor trusses instead of joists. The floors are soft and creaky. What can I do to stiffen themĀ 

James
Re: What can I do to strengthen floor trusses
James

Is it possible for you to upload some pictures?

HandyAndyInMtAiry
Re: What can I do to strengthen floor trusses
HandyAndyInMtAiry

Christopher,

You can sister on an actual joist. Something like a 2x10. Depends on the span and the width between the joists. But I would use a nice large piece of lumber. If the span is wide, also place some jack posts between to help support the wider span areas.

Andrew

Handy Andy In Mt Airy NC

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