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Posted in thread: Framing Wall - Poor Workmanship or Acceptable Practise on 02-22-2014 at 12:02 PM
Here is another thing I have a problem with . I can't see this being acceptable. But would like
to know what others thinkThis is the same house. The window was put in the wrong place and I
told them t...
Posted in thread: Framing Wall - Poor Workmanship or Acceptable Practise on 02-11-2014 at 06:02 PM
First off thanks for all the information helps when dealing with the builderAnother question
how high above the door should a header be or better question how high is it allowed to be over
the door? P...
Posted in thread: Framing Wall - Poor Workmanship or Acceptable Practise on 02-10-2014 at 08:17 PM
Don't have many pictures but here is one from a few days earlier. That small section between
joists is just covered with a thin strip of OSB only crossing those two studs. There is a
bedroom over the ...
Posted in thread: Framing Wall - Poor Workmanship or Acceptable Practise on 02-09-2014 at 09:24 PM
Not really worried about an extra stud but the drywall seams won't work out since 16" centres
won't carry down the wall. Plus it's more a question on workmanship. I think its poor
workmanship I want t...
Posted in thread: Framing Wall - Poor Workmanship or Acceptable Practise on 02-09-2014 at 07:30 PM
I have a new house being built and I think the framing on the garage wall is poorly done. When
complaining I was told by the developer that nobody guarantees 16" on centre studs. Which is
fine due to ...
Posted in thread: Frost on top of foundation on 01-12-2014 at 08:37 AM
By looking and feeling around I can't seem to find any evidence of sill sealer, house was built
in the 1974 don't know what they used back then or if they even did that back then. The
driveway is righ...
Posted in thread: Frost on top of foundation on 01-09-2014 at 10:10 PM
There is fibreglass insulation (Roxul) stuffed in all the joist spaces vapour barrier carriers
up from behind the drywall and covers the insulation. It is exactly the same through out the
Posted in thread: Frost on top of foundation on 01-09-2014 at 08:00 PM
I have frost on the top of my foundation wall in the basement. I have read some things about
using a spray foam to get rid of this, which is what I probably will do. I just can't figure
out what cause...
Posted in thread: Drainage on 03-22-2013 at 06:59 PM
I don't like it, even if you have hole in the bottom to allow water in, moisture will still
wick thru the concrete and be a ongoing problem for the whole house. I would open the hole and
then cover th...
Posted in thread: Drainage on 03-19-2013 at 07:09 PM
This kind of seepage is happening to my brother. Apparently it's a common problem with older
homes in Southern Ontario. The guy that came to quote a repair said the only way to fix it from
the inside ...