Last Activity:07-16-2013 2:00 AM
Posted in thread: Removing glued down hardwood from concrete slab on 09-23-2013 at 03:09 PM
Hello,Currently trying to remove 30 year old hardwood flooring that is glued to the concrete
slab, but finding it to be a pain in :eek: to get up. Got a couple pieces with prybar and
hammer, then rent...
Posted in thread: Living Room Remodel - Header/Framing Question on 06-22-2013 at 08:39 AM
2x 2x12, would not likely be strong enough for 16 ft so the 3 studs in the center are likely
load bearing too. You should look at it like you have 3 headers in that span.Any time a header
is 5 ft or l...
Posted in thread: Living Room Remodel - Header/Framing Question on 06-21-2013 at 08:23 PM
I am remodeling the living room, getting rid of that early 80's oak paneling and the rails
above the half wall. Started taking down the paneling tonight to see what the load bearing
header looked like...
Posted in thread: Fireplace question - attaching framing/sheetrock on 06-09-2013 at 02:04 PM
We've got a house that was built in 1983, looks like a metal insert in the fireplace, and it
has gas logs in there currently. There are three tubes at the top of the insert that the heat
goes past whi...
Posted in thread: Hallway header options where door is on 05-17-2013 at 08:01 PM
So there is a door in our hallway, and another opening down further. I looked in the attic and
the rafters run parallel to the header in the picture below. The room to the right has nothing
on the opp...
Posted in thread: Hall Way Door - Is this load bearing? on 05-17-2013 at 07:24 PM
The header does indicate bearing and looking in the attic is the right proceedure. It looks
from the outside that the building turns right at that point. You might find that the ceiling
joist on one s...
Posted in thread: Hall Way Door - Is this load bearing? on 05-17-2013 at 07:18 PM
Ok, so here's a couple more pics, I want to think this is load bearing, but it doesn't have
anything on the other side of one wall. The first pic below shows where this header would be if
I went into ...
Posted in thread: Hall Way Door - Is this load bearing? on 05-17-2013 at 06:04 PM
In case this helps, the red lines are the area where this hallway runs in our house, and the
green arrow would be about where this door way is.
Posted in thread: Hall Way Door - Is this load bearing? on 05-17-2013 at 05:56 PM
Hello, I'm in the process of getting rid of the wood trim on the lower half of our hallway, and
I'm at a point where I reached a door jam that is in an odd place in the hall. Wife doesn't
really want ...