Last Activity:11-18-2011 8:30 AM
Posted in thread: Main Beam Issues on 11-18-2011 at 07:30 AM
nealtw:Looked at Simpson HU38R and HU310R (R designates rough cut); Cheapest price I've found
so far is about $10.50 ea (+ tax & shipping).
Posted in thread: Main Beam Issues on 11-17-2011 at 07:58 PM
joeCaption:A header is what goes over an opening in a wall, such as where a window, or door is
to suppost the area above itThat's one type of header. Another type is in the floor where the
joist is cu...
Posted in thread: Main Beam Issues on 11-17-2011 at 07:24 AM
Per "Strucalc" I supposedly have 50% extra with the 3x9's, so structurally not concerned where
I need to install the headers -- which is in a different area than the "sag / splitting" of
concern. As s...
Posted in thread: Main Beam Issues on 11-16-2011 at 06:55 PM
nealtw - thanks for responding. Re:Your just putting back where it was, don't worry about the
trusses. It has not fallen -- appears to be original construction. Door frames square at top
and sheet roc...
Posted in thread: Main Beam Issues on 11-16-2011 at 11:18 AM
Read with interest comments by all in johnbaum "Basement Main Beam Replacement".I've got a
slightly different situation.===========================BackgroundThe main beam is a sandwiched
beam (two 2 X...
Posted in thread: Swapping Toilet and Shower and Code?? on 11-01-2011 at 03:06 PM
Points noted. Will see if I can get some pictures.
Posted in thread: Swapping Toilet and Shower and Code?? on 10-31-2011 at 10:37 AM
Thanks for response. FWIW our city uses the UPC 2006.
Posted in thread: Swapping Toilet and Shower and Code?? on 10-30-2011 at 09:16 PM
I'm redoing a bath and want to swap out a shower and toilet.Currently the toilet is at the end
of a horizontal branch drain line and shares a wetvent with the lavatory sink. Following is a
top view of...
Posted in thread: A Plan or Not to Level the Floor? on 10-27-2011 at 07:48 PM
Thanks nealtw. Nice to have your input. David
Posted in thread: A Plan or Not to Level the Floor? on 10-27-2011 at 10:12 AM
A Plan or Not to Level the Floor? (Climbing the learning curve on fixing old houses)1) Have a
rim joist that sits about 1 inch above the other joists which are 16 inches O.C. This causes a
rapid drop ...
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