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  • Posted in thread: Insulating from the outside on 06-27-2013 at 02:05 PM
    I'm about to start a similar project only the house was built in 1987. The kitchen is very cold
    in winter and after cutting a hole in the sheetrock I know why! The insulation was just put in,
    not stap...

  • Posted in thread: Question concerning whole house humidifier and type of duct on 01-13-2013 at 07:07 AM
    I want to install an Aprilaire 400 by-pass humidifier in a system that has a fiberboard supply
    line and a metal return. The house was built in 1987 and we bought it in 2008. I changed the
    return line ...

  • Posted in thread: Floor Truss Goof on 07-24-2012 at 03:13 PM
    Well it's been over two years and the floor is still stiff and strong! Post the pics I'd like
    to see them.

  • Posted in thread: Floor Truss Goof on 04-30-2010 at 07:09 AM
    First let me thank everyone for their very knowledgeable replies and for taking the time to
    post them!My initial plan was to plywood just one side of each truss with 5/8 ply. The engineer
    however was ...

  • Posted in thread: Floor Truss Goof on 04-28-2010 at 01:49 PM
    I did get a building permit for the job detailing everything as I wrote in the initial post. I
    have to get approval from the building inspector for the framing which will mean it is up to
    code and my ...

  • Posted in thread: Floor Truss Goof on 04-28-2010 at 06:58 AM
    Thank you very much for taking the time to post your very detailed reply! I have spent many
    sleepless nights worrying I did the wrong thing and really messed up my house. Not mention how
    I was going t...

  • Posted in thread: Floor Truss Goof on 04-27-2010 at 08:07 PM
    Thanks for your help on this and welcoming me to the site.

  • Posted in thread: Floor Truss Goof on 04-27-2010 at 08:00 PM
    The engineer didn't detail anything for me. I presented my idea for stiffening the floor
    trusses and originally I was only going to put ply on one side but he said to do both sides and
    said it was alr...

  • Posted in thread: Floor Truss Goof on 04-27-2010 at 03:02 PM
    I thought I was approaching this project wisely by paying a strutural engineer 350.00 to
    consult on the project. After he came to the house and saw the project in person he advised I
    could box in the ...

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