At this point, the posts are in place and the main support beams are ready to have the floor joists laid. To keep them properly spaced, we use hurricane brackets every 16 inches. The hurricane brackets do nothing more than keep the joists in position. Once the floor joists are fastened to each end, there’s no danger of them tipping over.
And now we can see what the hurricane hangers look like when put in place:
Next, we’re ready to lay the floor joists.