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I am putting a treadmill weighing 19 stone into a bedroom of

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I am putting a treadmill weighing 19 stone into a bedroom of my house .
It is an old Victorian terraced house
Would the floor be able to take this ?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  walkereng replied 2 years ago.
I can help
Expert:  walkereng replied 2 years ago.
I have a few questions:1. What is the size, span and spacing of the floor joists in your bedroom?2. Do you know what species of wood your floor joists are?3. What is the size of the footprint of your treadmill?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Ok I have no idea what the spacing of the joists are
Nor the species of the wood!
The treadmill is approximately 4 feet long by 18 inches wide
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Is this going to take long ! And I don't think you need more money or info please give an answer or say you do t know without checking the floor personally in which case what is the point of this website ?
Expert:  walkereng replied 2 years ago.
You do not need any more money. You will not be charged until you accept my answer. If you can give me the approx. span of the floor joists (distance between wall supports) that will support it, I can make some assumptions and give you a rough idea.