Joist Hanger

Roof Frame Joist Hanger

A Joist Hanger is a metal shape formed for hanging on the main beam to provide support for the end of a joist. A steel strap arrangement that a timber joist can be suspended from without compromising its loading. Joist hangers should be galvanized.

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