Originally Posted By: mcyr
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I guess I am not looking at the same picture as everyone else.
What I thought was a double plate prop was in fact the illusion of the check crack in the 4" x 4" as you mentioned was used.
I fail to comment on moisture of the block work, because I don't see block work.
Supporting the joist mid-span only tells me that it was undersized and did not meet code to the L/360. The CMU with shims and shimming at the intermediate supports do not quite meet the standard of practice in floor framing construction.
The rust that you see on the wood bridging that was added for lateral bracing and added component to the diaphragm of the floor assembly, was caused by painting the exposed framing members with a latex based paint. Does it every time. Moisture in the paint reacts with the metal like moisture does on any metal.
The plumbing also annoys me to the fact that I guess this plumber did not believe in using plumbing wye's. A three inch waste should not dump at 90 degrees into the main, and all branch lines should intercept the main with the flow as the two inch branch shown dumping in a sanitary tee.
I am sure some plumbers will correct me out there, but I am just talking off the cuff on this one. (Logic. )
Hopefully, you called this one out as you saw it and needs attention and recommendation of professional contractors.