Last Activity:09-10-2014 6:31 PM
Posted in thread: Im looking for the strongest concrete screws on 09-12-2014 at 03:42 PM
for outdoor humid, hot central florida. Strong structural concrete screws.Im attaching simposon
H10S and LGT2 straps to my rafters and cinder block walls. Im using simpson screws to attach to
Posted in thread: rafter ties on 08-08-2014 at 04:55 PM
I think I would plate both sides in the area of attachment. .75 plywood then drill thru all and
pass cable thru hole or use pin and clevis. The plywood attached with 4 screws each side. Deck
Posted in thread: rafter ties on 08-08-2014 at 04:35 PM
!/4" aircraft cable is rated for something 7000 lbs so if you did 6 of those you would be way
above the value you found.I have considered just using the strongest cable available. However,
Posted in thread: rafter ties on 08-08-2014 at 04:34 PM
The people who sell cable should be able to help with ataching method.yes they have, but give
no advice oh holding power, since it to wood.
Posted in thread: rafter ties on 08-08-2014 at 03:15 PM
Im planning on installing rafter ties in my 1952 cinder block home. It has no rafter ties at
all. Every time Im in the attic and look around, I wonder what holds up my roof. The ceiling
joists run par...
Posted in thread: rafter cable ties on 05-30-2014 at 07:25 PM
I cant understand this math. ive been over and over it. Each time I get a little further, then
I loose it again. ref:How to calculate rafter thrust? -Help! at someone help me figure cable
Posted in thread: metal rafters on 04-23-2014 at 03:09 PM
I have four sagging rafters in garage in my 1952 home. They are 2x6 and all side by side. All
four have knots in about the same location, resulting in sagging. I got 4 2x6s to sister these,
Posted in thread: looking for rafter straps on 04-07-2014 at 11:56 AM
yes yes :))thank you!!!!
Posted in thread: looking for rafter straps on 04-06-2014 at 07:07 AM
I need to secure these rafters to the cinderblock top plate. They are just toe nailed in now. I
want something stronger that i can screw in w/o removing the planking. Any ideas?I might
install rafter ...
Posted in thread: central home oil heater, pump cavitating, what to do? on 03-07-2013 at 10:59 AM
I cant get any advice on which tigerloop to use. I cant afford a contractor.