Sistering

Sistering

Sistering – A method of reinforcing a structural member by nailing or otherwise attaching a stronger member to a weaker one.  Sistering is often the best option in applications where a structural member has sustained damage but would require the disruption of undamaged areas such as flooring or roofing to remove.  Sistering in a new member provides the necessary structural support while leaving the weakened member in place.


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Tony is a life time resident of North Carolina with over 30 years experience in multiple facets of the industrial, commercial and residential construction industry. For the past 23 years he has owned and operated Wood's Home Maintenance Service, providing services primarily in Johnston, Wake and Sampson Counties of North Carolina. ______________ ______________________________________________________ The information contained in this Blog is opinion derived, from hands on experience of over 30 years in the construction industry and by extensive research by the author. All postulations are referenced to the geographic location in which this experience was gained.
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