Notched joist

Would this be considered a defect? :smiley:

I suppose caulking the void will help shore things up…

expanding spray foam…that’s what You need there…

You’re right, it’s more rigid. I’ll change my report recommendation, thanks!

no problem always glad to help…

Yes… lead pipe was outlawed years ago! :mrgreen:

That’s one angry looking hole. Somebody took their personal problems to work that day.

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This joist was severed in two areas, one to run heating ducts and one to run plumbing waste line. The bathroom floor above was ‘sagging’ a bit.

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