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I want to install a 150 lbs chandalier

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Customer: Anish
I want to install a 150 lbs chandalier
and joist are 2x4s at 24 inches span
I was researching how to reinforce the joist
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I want to hand a chandelier lighting fixture, which weighs 150 pounds. The hook of the chandelier has to be bolted on to the joist of the ceiling
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Hello. How are you doing? I will be happy to assist you.

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Do the joists have a 24" span or 24" spacing?

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Do you still need help with this?