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04:23AM | 11/25/02
Member Since: 11/24/02
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For construction of a second story screened porch with a gable roof, is it acceptable to attach the floor joists to the ledger board by resting them onto a 2x2 cleat nailed into the ledger and also toe-nailing the joists into the ledger? Can this system safely carry the load?


04:47PM | 11/26/02
I have used this system for many years with no problems providing the joists are properly nailed and there is no additional load being carried by the floor system.


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