How Are Floor Joists Attached To The Wall Frames?

Floor Joists

How Are Floor Joists Attached To The Wall Frames?

Getting ready to build your dream home or next project? That’s Great news. Every project has its own requirements, so the first thing that you should consider is to get help and guidance from a manufacturer of timber roof trusses and wall frames. They can provide you with the, what’s and the how’s of construction, that you will need for your project.

For example, in the course of construction you’ll come across floor joists. As a builder or an owner builder, you must be familiar with the term, but for some who are new to the trade, floor joists are horizontal pieces of wood that span from beam to beam, wall to beam and wall to wall. Usually these are incorporated into a floor framing system to give rigidity to the sheathing or outer covering of the sub floor. They can also help in resisting deformation, due to load.

What needs to be done to attach the floor joists to the wall frames, is that you should bolt the foundation to the sill of the plate and fasten it, by driving nails through it indirectly or at an angle. The plate of the sill is the board that is laid directly on top of the wall of the foundation. The plate of the sill is bolted to the wall of the foundation; using anchor bolts or joist hangers. If you find the work complicated, there’s nothing wrong asking for help from a skilled and experienced manufacturer of timber roof trusses and wall frames.

Wall Frames

Gosford Frame and Truss is a leading trusses and wall frames manufacturer in regional NSW and will be happy to help you; with our extensive expertise in building homes. We have the required technical construction skills and know-how, so we are confident that we can help you with everything that relates to timber roof trusses, wall frames, floor panels and even wall cladding. Whatever the size of your project, we can assist, from start to the finish.

Partner with us and you are assured that you will get all the help that you need when it comes to the timber floor trusses and wall frames for your home. Our products offer longevity and strength, because they are a result of our intensive research and studies over many years. Our mission is to make every customer satisfied with high quality floor trusses, wall frames and other services that we deliver to you.

Contact us today by calling us on 0409 437 201. You can talk with one of our expert engineers or request a free no obligation quote. If you want to learn more about our prefabricated timber products, please visit us at, and you will find a lot of information about all our products and services.

We service the following regions: Terrigal, Gosford, MacMasters Beach, Avoca, Copacabana, Ettalong, Bateau Bay, Patonga, Killcare, Umina and surrounding areas.