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Floor Construction Methods

Learn all about the different types of floor construction.

Excerpted from Do It Yourself Home Improvement

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Platform Framing and Upper Floors

The details in upper floor framing are similar to the ground floor. No firestopping is required, as the construction method provides a joist hanger, which is a built-in firestopping and structural system. The height of the studs for each floor are determined by the desired ceiling height for that particular floor.



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