Last Activity:10-06-2011 12:47 PM
Posted in thread: Unfinished rooms on second story on 10-06-2011 at 11:47 AM
I stopped by my house on lunch and measured the rafters. Much to my dismay, they are 2x6s. It
seemed to be a foregone conclusion that they should not be supporting any additional weight so
I'm not all...
Posted in thread: Unfinished rooms on second story on 10-06-2011 at 08:20 AM
Ha, don't worry Neal. I'm merely looking to be aimed in the right direction. I wasn't planning
on taking information from a message board and pretending I'm some kind of expert. I intend to
bring in a...
Posted in thread: Unfinished rooms on second story on 10-05-2011 at 09:11 AM
Hey Bridgeman, I realized how confusing the post was after Neal replied but he seemed to fill
in the blanks quite nicely. When I made that little stick drawing in MS Paint, I didn't show
the knee wall...
Posted in thread: Unfinished rooms on second story on 10-04-2011 at 02:30 PM
Thanks for the advice, Neal. There is actually another wall directly beneath this but even the
suggestion that this is load-bearing makes me cringe. It really kills me that this house was
Posted in thread: Unfinished rooms on second story on 10-04-2011 at 08:22 AM
I bought 2 story home (built circa 1972) in March in need of some work. Structurally sound,
move-in ready, but in need of plenty of touch work and plenty to be updated/renovated. There
are six rooms u...
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