New floor joists
We are in the process of remodeling our home and have ran into several “hacked” floor joists above the kitchen. The old bathroom was above the kitchen and whoever ran piping really did a number on the floor joists. We ended up removing the subfloor and removing 9 joists. (Rough cut 2x10x16)
When sizing new joists to install, would it make more sense to install an LVL perpendicular to the room and then install new joists and use joist hangers to attach to LVL? Or just run the joists the entire span of the room? Room is about 16’ 7” and the space above will be a bed room.
Would the LVL make more structural sense or not?