Last Activity:11-07-2010 8:00 PM
Posted in thread: How to rebuild framing on 11-08-2010 at 05:27 AM
I realise that i could just fur out 2x4 and that would be the easier option,this was originally
a one storey house and 2x4 framing went to about 9' 6"and then a double top plate,everything
has been al...
Posted in thread: How to rebuild framing on 11-07-2010 at 04:19 PM
would prefer not to go from the outside,the 2x8 you see in the pic is the first joist if i lag
screwed this into 2x4 and then supported it every 4 feet do you think it would be acceptable to
Posted in thread: How to rebuild framing on 11-06-2010 at 05:54 AM
I am remodelling house,front section is old 2x4 construction and would like to replace with 2x6
currently spaced appx 24 inch on center.I tjhought initially this was balloon framing but studs
Posted in thread: chimney problem on 10-23-2010 at 03:46 PM
The siding has to be replaced,the previous owner was a dog breeder had about 20 labs there and
they ripped siding off.So structually it should be fine we just need to make sure there is a
water tight ...
Posted in thread: chimney problem on 10-23-2010 at 11:57 AM
Here are some pics of the chimney,on top there is a clay ??flue,I assume that runs all the way
through chimney,picture 54 shows where i cut siding and foam insulation away,I have same
concerns on the ...
Posted in thread: chimney problem on 10-22-2010 at 04:26 PM
I just bought a house that was chopped and changed by an idiot,my question is regarding the
brick built chimney that runs from ground level to second floor.I am guessing the chimney was
built in 1990 ...
Posted in thread: found behind the sheetrock on my remodel on 10-14-2010 at 05:15 PM
yes everything is coming down
Posted in thread: help with joists on 10-14-2010 at 05:41 AM
Ripped down the ceiling of the front part of the house to uncover some plumbing nightmares not
sure if it is that clear from pics but pretty much every joist is no good.Too make maters worse
at the fr...
Posted in thread: found behind the sheetrock on my remodel on 10-14-2010 at 05:32 AM
These are some pics of wiring behind wall all live,two of the wires were unprotected,one had
Posted in thread: Hello fromSmithtown new york on 10-12-2010 at 04:28 PM
Just wanted to introduce myself have been lurking around for a while.Just closed today on my
remodel,it will be top to bottom so looking forward to it.Keep up the good work everyone:usa::