Last Activity:08-12-2012 12:58 PM
Posted in thread: Header question on 08-12-2012 at 06:55 AM
CallMeVillaThanks for your thoughts. I had actually previously reviewed the table you linked.
And, like all of the other tables I'm finding online, none is actually addressing the question
of a header...
Posted in thread: Header question on 08-11-2012 at 08:38 AM
I live in southern New Jersey, near Philadelphia. I plan to open up an exterior bearing wall to
a new addition. The bearing wall supports the only the roof rafters, and not the ceiling joists
Posted in thread: combination construction question on 06-18-2012 at 09:07 AM
callmevilla~After previous exterior renovation projects had revealed water damage to the bottom
of the house's sheathing, I wrapped the entire bottom edge of the sheathing (up about 6" high
on the fro...
Posted in thread: combination construction question on 06-18-2012 at 08:57 AM
Since I had to dig down to put in footings and a foundation across the old garage door's
opening (there was neither), the new foundation blockwork that I built is actually what created
the bottom of t...
Posted in thread: combination construction question on 06-13-2012 at 06:23 AM
Thanks BridgeMan.I'm leveling the floor by building a new wood subfloor system on top of the
concrete. By doing so, I'm also able to put a vapor barrier and insulation under the finished
floor. The co...
Posted in thread: combination construction question on 06-12-2012 at 11:01 AM
I have an unusual situation (at least I think it's unusual). I am enclosing/finishing an
attached garage, and replacing the garage door with a window. I have an 11-foot-wide U-shaped
concrete block wa...