ceiling joist

ceiling joist

Any joist which carries a ceiling; one of several small beams to which the ceiling of a room is attached. They are mortised into the sides of the main beams or suspended from them by strap hangers. See also: Joist

ceiling joist

ceiling joists carrying an acoustical ceiling
1.Any joist which carries a ceiling.
2. One of several small beams to which the ceiling of a room is attached. They are mortised into the
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The roofs were simplified by eliminating the ceiling joist and attic framing and attaching the ceiling to the roof rafters.
This same wall-to-floor grab bar, when installed next to the bed along with a trapeze either on a chain screwed into a strengthened ceiling joist over the bed or a portable one at the headboard, improve ability to get in, move around and get out of bed.
Most bath fans are mounted to a ceiling joist with the duct running parallel to the joist.
Support ceiling fans and light pendants with the use of bracing wire secured to a screw eye embedded at least one inch into the ceiling joist. Brace masonry chimneys back to the roof joists or reinforce roof sheathing to protect the home from falling masonry.
The 31-year FDNY veteran's right foot was caught under a ceiling joist and burning timber smashed into his head, causing him to nearly bite off his tongue.
For instance, if the ceiling above the room is framed in a 9 1/2-inch wood ceiling joist, you can create a 4-inch offset by framing a 6-foot-wide area with 2x6s doubled up and placed with tighter on-center dimensions to span the same distance.
Cut a square around the damaged area, making sure you go as far as the centre of a ceiling joist on two sides.
lag screws driven into the center of the ceiling joist or into wood blocking that's screwed to the adjacent ceiling flaming.
Just smear construction adhesive on the ends of both sides of a pair of wedges, then push them into the gap above your wall sections, one from each side, exactly where a ceiling joist is located.
If you're desperate for extra space in your home, converting your loft is a bit of a no-brainer - so long as your loft is suitable (a minimum of 2.2m high from ceiling joist to the highest point of the roof) and you can find a place for all the stuff you hoard up there.
To map out the best path for the cable run from the switch to the light, first determine the ceiling joist direction.