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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,
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 ...