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Twisted Sisters

April 13, 2016 Published By Julie Arrison-Bishop

We had a little issue this week…as bad as it sounds there was actually an incredibly easy solution thanks to our trusty team of Structures North and American Steeple and Tower. Kara McLaughlin, our executive director, noticed that the steel channels that sister the floor joists had a slight “twist” to them compared to last week. The construction team examined the issue and came up with a solution that included adding additional screws to the modern wood blocks along the channels. The channels and joists are now shipshape and the team is ready to start the process of laying a modern sub-floor along with the historic floor boards.

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This post was written by Julie Arrison-Bishop