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I have a housw that was build in 1899 the attic has 2x4

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I have a housw that was build in 1899 the attic has 2x4 cealing joist I want to put a floor in what size joist would I need to span 16 ft

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Tutor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

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Well the reason I wamt this done is because the ceiling is sunk down alittle

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Will it be a sleeping area only or living space?
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