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  • nick
  • replace windows - complete 500 sq ft wood floor - complete 300 sqft tile - in progress open wall - in progress

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  • Posted in thread: interior door problem on 11-29-2009 at 11:08 AM
    I've tried driving the screws on the top hinge further into the jamb. - no changeI pounded
    shims into the upper left hand corner shifting the jamb header it helped but was not enough. As
    a last resort...

  • Posted in thread: Basement Window Inset in Concrete on 11-28-2009 at 11:29 PM
    one thing that worked great for me was a sach kit the framing was in good shape so i ordered
    the track and double hung windows (sach kit) 30 min install. I'm sure they make the same for
    basement windo...

  • Posted in thread: interior door problem on 11-28-2009 at 08:16 PM
    i'm hanging a pre hung door after finishing and hanging the door, it sags creating a large gap
    at the top but the jamb is still plumb what gives?The steps i took are as follows: 1. Placed
    the jamb in ...

  • Posted in thread: Opening a wall on 12-22-2008 at 02:38 PM
    good to know tomorrow i'll contact some lumber yards to see if i can get some beam pricing and
    specs.

  • Posted in thread: Opening a wall on 12-21-2008 at 10:21 PM
    thanks for the adviseI went into the attic today and the roof rafters come to a V right above
    that wall. The rafters overlap and sit right on the top plate of that wall. Looks like i'm
    going to have t...

  • Posted in thread: Opening a wall on 12-19-2008 at 09:36 AM
    after discussing our options with the wife were going to go with a laminated beam and wrap it
    in Brazilian cherry to match the wood floor border.

  • Posted in thread: Opening a wall on 12-18-2008 at 09:28 PM
    i'm less concerned about the product and more concerned with the amount of headroom i'm
    sacrificing is there something that would allow me 10 or even 8 inches of space from the
    ceiling? I plan on remo...

  • Posted in thread: Opening a wall on 12-18-2008 at 10:59 AM
    glen thanks for the response. for the laminated beam would the dimensions be the same as using
    two 2x12's nailed together. I'm looking for something that would give me the most over head
    room.nick

  • Posted in thread: Garage Framing Time-lapse Video on 12-18-2008 at 10:24 AM
    sweet video thanks for sharing

  • Posted in thread: Lowering actual ceiling joist? on 12-18-2008 at 10:20 AM
    i guess when i think of Kentucky i don't associate it with cold temps but looking at your
    current temp that makes sense.

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