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Question DetailsAsked on 4/1/2016

What is cost to remove & replace 105 sq feet of tile and subfloor & rebuild floor joists in shower /toilet area

This is a shower & 25 sq feet of floor tile & subfloor around toilet area including replacing or repairing termite damaged floor joists. Also including sloping shower bed for tile

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    If only a few joists are rotted primarily at the bottom, they can be repaired using a process known as "sistering" -- after the rot is cleaned away and the timber treated to prevent more problems, a new joist is laid beside the old one and fastened to it. Total costs will depend on the extent of the damage and the ease of access to the joists (through a basement or crawlspace), but in general sistering averages $100-$300 or more per joist, and could run $1,000-$3,000 or more to repair a tilted, wavy or bouncy floor under an average room.
    If the floor joists are extensively damaged, it will be necessary to support the house with jacks while the joists are removed and replaced. In many cases, the sill may also be rotted and need replacing. Costs can run $10,000-$30,000 or more for a typical home, depending on its size, the extent of the extent of the damage and the ease of access to install jacks and replace the timbers. If the damage is limited to just one section of floor joists, the project could run $5,000-$10,000.

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