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6 Ways to Stiffen a Bouncy Floor

Too much floor deflection can be troublesome

Bouncy floors are one of the most vexing problems faced in houses, both new and old. Contributing editor Mike Guertin teams up with structural engineer David Grandpré to detail six common, and not-so-common, ways to stiffen up the joists and keep the china cabinet from wobbling.

From Fine Homebuilding184 , pp. 90-95
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