Last Activity:01-07-2010 11:15 AM
Posted in thread: Dormer wall gap- repair on 01-20-2010 at 11:30 AM
Great Idea. That was a very informative article. I need to do something soon while the gap is
at maximum warp factor.
Posted in thread: Dormer wall gap- repair on 01-07-2010 at 10:15 AM
The answer was as you suggest is to put moulding up and just nail it to the ceiling so it will
move up and down the wall. Or........ rip the end off unnail the sidewall from the rafter.
Reattach with ...
Posted in thread: Dormer wall gap- repair on 01-06-2010 at 01:31 PM
No not at this time. I think the problem is "truss deflection". I posted it backwards. The gap
is wider in the winter and closes in summer. The ceiling joist is warmed and the rafter it
attaches to is...
Posted in thread: Dormer wall gap- repair on 01-05-2010 at 12:13 PM
Hi. I have a 1 1/2 story Cape Cod style house. In 1984 I built a shed dormer across the back.
The wall-ceiling joint in one room has kept breaking apart. At first I just retaped it and
repaired it. It...