Wait, what? Seriously?
Sssh. We didn’t see this. Strike it from our memory.
It’s not like it’s illegal or anything. They do this all the time now. Movie set construction, for example.
We can rest on assurances from industry lobbyists, manufactured joists will last at least….thirty years. Assuming no one lets their bathtub overflow. And nobody split the 1×3 bottom plate with a nail gun while nursing a hangover.
Look how well that mid-80’s housing stock has stood the test of time.
Back to Van Nuys, and its dependable squalor of concrete blocks, old growth timber and strip malls…