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I have 14 inch floor joists, I will have travertine tiles…

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I have 14 inch floor joists, I will have travertine tiles installed on the floors. 6 lbs/sq. ft plus backer board plus thinset. I am worried about the weight

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Worried over floor tile weight. 6 lbs/sq. ft, for 1900 sq ft floors

Tutor's Assistant: Is there anything else the Structural Engineer should be aware of?

The weight of the tiles

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What is the span and spacing of the floor joists?

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