Last Activity:09-20-2013 9:59 PM
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Posted in thread: Drywall lift as temp wall support on 11-06-2013 at 04:09 PM
Unanimous, lol. Bottom chart;
Posted in thread: What's that big black pipe thingy in my attic? on 11-06-2013 at 04:04 PM
All about liability.... the trusses are designed/warranted to carry a finished textured ceiling
load with maximum amount/load of insulation per square foot, not storage loads. In 2006, truss
Posted in thread: Rooms over partial crawl space cold on 11-06-2013 at 03:54 PM
Same answer I gave here;
Posted in thread: Water in crawlspace on 11-06-2013 at 03:48 PM
Jb, welcome to the forums! As your crawl is connected to the basement, the walls should be
insulated (as existing) AND a house-air supply should be installed. This will move warm air
currents around i...
Posted in thread: Insulating my house with Roxul R15?? Enough?? on 09-20-2013 at 09:58 PM
The fan-fold (1/2") may have a perm rating of 1.1 Perms; your location, Zone 6; over 1 perm
at sheathing, you are vapor semi-permeable and require asphalt faced paper, SVR, or v.b. paint
next to t...
Posted in thread: Siding wasn't primed before installation on 09-15-2013 at 07:51 AM
I agree with Neal. It is flashed wrong as the nails/flashing top edge are visible on top the
T1-11 siding instead of underneath it in the first pic. Water will run down the grooves in the
siding and r...
Posted in thread: Musty basement on 08-18-2013 at 01:19 PM
Is there a weather-strip door between the garage/living space, a fire door?Is there 5/8"
drywall (Type X) between the two rooms?Gary
Posted in thread: Seeking Advice - Improper Installation of Vinyl Siding on 08-18-2013 at 12:58 PM
They took an unauthorized short-cut. Not in the book;"Q: How do I fasten vinyl siding to a
wall?A: Choose aluminum, galvanized steel, or other corrosion-resistant nails, staples, or
screws. Aluminum t...
Posted in thread: Attic addition insulation on 07-30-2013 at 10:27 PM
2x4 #2 @ 24" spans 9'2"-9'10", second chart down;
Posted in thread: Warped floor joists, floor leveling on 07-27-2013 at 04:41 PM
Most hood vents are 7", may want to check on yours...Sounds as if the builder/previous owner
didn't have any inspections by city/county for minimum code work done; stair/landing