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  • Posted in thread: putting plumbing in upstairs garage-water out on 11-30-2009 at 04:44 PM
    I'll be putting in 2 sinks(kitchen, bath), a toilet, and a shower in the 20' x 24' apartment
    space. The floor is on 2 x 6 joists. Is there room enough to run a drain through one of the
    joist bays and ...

  • Posted in thread: putting plumbing in upstairs garage-water in on 11-30-2009 at 04:40 PM
    I have a well that feeds my house. I'm turning the upstairs of my free-standing garage into an
    apartment and need to get water to it. Should I T off the waterline before it gets to the
    house? ...or br...

  • Posted in thread: 1" blueboard over framing on 11-30-2009 at 04:35 PM
    What is the latest thinking on putting 1" foam over studs and rafters? The garage I'm turning
    into an apartment has 2 x 4 walls and 2 x 6 rafters on the North side, 2 x 8 on the South side.
    I've bough...

  • Posted in thread: Breaker panel install on 11-27-2009 at 06:42 PM
    I've just installed a 100 Amp panel in between the 2 x 4 studs in my garage wall to run power
    up to the 2nd floor where I'm creating an apartment. I plan to run the wiring up from the top
    of the box. ...

  • Posted in thread: Hey Folks on 11-27-2009 at 06:34 PM
    I'm creating an apartment over my garage to rent to either a student at the nearby college or
    someone who would enjoy the nearby golfcourse or lake. I built my house here in 1984 and am a
    bit behind t...


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