Two years ago, I had a front and rear house extension. The original
first floor flooring was tongue and groove wood, but the builder chose
to meet up to this on the extended floor section with large boards.
I have lifted one of these boards recently and the joists that the
builder put in place run across the house, while the original joists
run along the house (i.e the new ones are not in the same direction as
Is this right? It would seem better for evenness for the joists to run
in the same direction?