Last Activity:12-01-2009 12:51 AM
Posted in thread: interior door problem on 11-29-2009 at 12:08 PM
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 11-29-2009 at 12:29 AM
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
Posted in thread: interior door problem on 11-28-2009 at 09:16 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 03:38 PM
good to know tomorrow i'll contact some lumber yards to see if i can get some beam pricing and
Posted in thread: Opening a wall on 12-21-2008 at 11:21 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 10:36 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 10:28 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 11:59 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
Posted in thread: Garage Framing Time-lapse Video on 12-18-2008 at 11:24 AM
sweet video thanks for sharing
Posted in thread: Lowering actual ceiling joist? on 12-18-2008 at 11:20 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.