In Reply to: Re: Will this work for lifting the lift cover? posted by Kimberly on March 02, 2019 at 22:03:14:
That top cover with cylinder weighs enough to stress the joist to a possible cracking/fracture/breakage. If it was mine, I would add some vertical supports to the sides of it as close as possible. A few bucks more for cheap insurance beats breaking what you have.