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  • Posted in thread: pier and beam and floor joist repair and leveling on 11-14-2013 at 08:37 AM
    Here we would be required to cut and fit solid blocking in the rim joist area and then solid
    blocking between the studs at the floor level. Rim blocks for earth quakes so they don't lay
    over and stud ...

  • Posted in thread: pier and beam and floor joist repair and leveling on 11-14-2013 at 01:08 AM
    Thanks guys. A bit more comfortable now. I wish they would start already. Its getting super
    cold. 29 degrees in my house right now. That brings up another question,Insulation. The shoddy
    contractor i ...

  • Posted in thread: pier and beam and floor joist repair and leveling on 11-10-2013 at 11:45 PM
    So the contractor we got to come check the job out came back with a estimate and went over the
    job with us. Im thinking we will go with them. They seem like they know what they are doing and
    have a ve...

  • Posted in thread: pier and beam and floor joist repair and leveling on 11-07-2013 at 03:10 AM
    That beam seems to be doing all the work of a header, I would double up the studs on each side
    of the window and don't worry about the header over the window and just rip the junk out.Still
    build a te...

  • Posted in thread: pier and beam and floor joist repair and leveling on 11-05-2013 at 08:06 PM
    No I ment above the wall, is that a beam above the header over the window?oops sorry. Yes is
    appears to be a pretty big beam up there. The house wasnt built very conventionally back when
    it was built ...

  • Posted in thread: pier and beam and floor joist repair and leveling on 11-05-2013 at 02:00 PM
    NYSandyVictimI have been reading this thread all along and havenít posted as you were getting
    good advice from others. I have gutted and rebuilt a couple of homes as old as yours or older
    and Iím also...

  • Posted in thread: pier and beam and floor joist repair and leveling on 11-05-2013 at 01:51 PM
    In your last photo it appears a heavy beam running the length of the building on the outside
    wall. Is that correct?Yup 6x6 sill beam running down the sides of the house that joists sit on
    . It has 16"...

  • Posted in thread: pier and beam and floor joist repair and leveling on 11-02-2013 at 11:10 PM
    "I wish i could get past this structual stuff already and into the finish work though where i
    have plenty more experience. I have done tons of tile work, hardwood flooring
    ,drywalling,furniture buildi...

  • Posted in thread: pier and beam and floor joist repair and leveling on 11-02-2013 at 12:29 PM
    The probem with the contractors are the real good ones will be reluctant to get involved in the
    middle of the job and want an engineer to write the instruction or you find another like the
    one you had...

  • Posted in thread: pier and beam and floor joist repair and leveling on 10-30-2013 at 10:09 PM
    I have been waiting for a contractor to come back with the estimate to do the two walls .Wont
    know if im gonna tackle it myself until i hear back. PangioneDevelopers if you do work in my
    area (queens ...

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