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Posted in thread: Moving a deck on 08-22-2016 at 12:23 PM
I would also recommend 6x6 for uprights but if you do the column strength numbers on 4x4 they
are quite strong when the length is shorter. I used 4x4 on my freestanding deck but my longest
pole was on...
Posted in thread: Moving a deck on 08-22-2016 at 06:31 AM
Except for the railing, my deck is also safe and legal. No hot tub will be going on this
one.Would the deck be light enough to just lift it? Roughly how heavy would the deck be?Count
up all the boards...
Posted in thread: Metal roof? on 08-21-2016 at 11:20 AM
Not saying this is proper just that a really lot of people are doing it around here and maybe
also in your area. They are sick of shingles that don’t last and on older homes that are
Posted in thread: Moving a deck on 08-21-2016 at 11:07 AM
Thanks for the photos. Mine is larger and built similar with many more poles and cross bracing.
I consider mine safe and legal and I have a 6000 pound hot tub on it. As to moving yours 25
years ago I ...
Posted in thread: Lighting above Fireplace causes Excess Shadows on 08-20-2016 at 06:22 AM
The light was put there for one purpose only. It was to illuminate the area above the mantel.
Lighting technology has changed a lot from when that was installed and I would look for the
smallest new v...
Posted in thread: Moving a deck on 08-20-2016 at 06:10 AM
Pulling or pushing with the truck will most likely snap the legs, depending on how well it is
braced. With photos from below I could take an educated guess. I would jack it up and blot some
Posted in thread: Hey on 08-19-2016 at 06:00 AM
Nice bunch of folks here. Nice to meet you. :welcome:
Posted in thread: Hi from San Francisco on 08-18-2016 at 12:24 PM
I don’t know a good name for the house, but as a working title I would go with
“House of Cards”.
Posted in thread: Funny Pictures and stories.... on 08-18-2016 at 09:07 AM
Posted in thread: Lighting above Fireplace causes Excess Shadows on 08-17-2016 at 12:48 PM
I would put a pinpoint light in to just illuminate the art. The flood light is not cutting it.