Last Activity:06-24-2009 6:08 PM
Posted in thread: Seasonal Truss lift, cracks CPS on 01-20-2009 at 06:41 PM
16" is the max joist spacing for any cbu product for which I've seen specs. I would need to add
more 'truss' or support somewhere. which would be a good idea for the tile area. 5/8" rock is
what code ...
Posted in thread: Seasonal Truss lift, cracks CPS on 01-19-2009 at 03:31 PM
Here's a pic of the rock which will need repaired when the old shower wall (chase) is removed.
Many nailers would be needed and could only be fastened to the trusses to patch where the wall
Posted in thread: Seasonal Truss lift, cracks CPS on 01-19-2009 at 10:18 AM
I need to refinish the drywall ceiling in my bathroom after patching a small area where a chase
was. It has a truss roof system above it. 24" on center with 1/2" drywall. I need to know the
best way t...
Posted in thread: Pressure Washing Vinyl Siding on 08-19-2006 at 05:34 PM
surfactants (soaps) can degrade your house wrap. I plan on cleaning by hand to keep the soaps
on the vinyl only.I found the below here. was speculation that surfactants (soaps) could make
Posted in thread: Ridge vent on 08-19-2006 at 05:22 PM
make your own vented drip edge..If there is no gap between the top of the fascia and the
bottom of the roof deck we cut at least 1"I nail 1" x 2" cut the same height as the existing
fascia ontop of ...
Posted in thread: Extending J channel or starter strip nail flange higher? Or short screws? on 08-18-2006 at 12:46 PM
I ended up installing alum F channel on the house and used vinyl soffit since its over the
garage. Drilled and nailed the vinyl soffit to the bottom edge of the plywood T 1-11 siding
after cutting off...
Posted in thread: Extending J channel or starter strip nail flange higher? Or short screws? on 04-27-2006 at 04:19 PM
I tried a #8 screw. And even though the diameter of the threads are larger than the vinyl slot.
It still slides back and forth easy.inspectorD.. Take a look at the B&B picture. It lays almost
flat on ...
Posted in thread: Extending J channel or starter strip nail flange higher? Or short screws? on 04-27-2006 at 08:23 AM
Thanks all. After looking closer at the cantilever soffit over the garage. Iv found it drops
more than 1/2" over the door. So if I furr it I would have to shim and level it so it was level
with the bo...
Posted in thread: Extending J channel or starter strip nail flange higher? Or short screws? on 04-26-2006 at 07:49 AM
I have a cantilever first floor which overhangs the basement 1 foot. The 70's home has old
T1-11 siding which hangs 2 1/4" lower than the existing 3/8" plywood soffit nailed to the
bottom of the joist...
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