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  • Posted in thread: Room Addition Framing on 05-30-2009 at 08:06 AM
    I am adding two walls (one 4ft and one 5.5 ft wall) to construct a small storeroom in a corner
    of a commercial building with a suspended ceiling. I will be attaching the 2 new walls
    perpendicullary to...

  • Posted in thread: Newb from NH on 05-30-2009 at 07:53 AM
    Greetings all. New guy checking in from Northern NH. I have 14 years in the building industry,
    ranging from residential to commercial and civil construction. I am a small GC employing an
    average of 30...

  • Posted in thread: Forgetful on 10-29-2008 at 07:25 PM
    I thought only wives did that in the dead of winter.:confused:j/k

  • Posted in thread: Circular Lighting on 10-29-2008 at 07:16 PM
    Also, in all likelyhood those were fancy schmancy low voltage lighting. Expensive and not the
    best fit for a garage- unless you serve latte's out of your garage.

  • Posted in thread: Most Versatile Tool on 10-29-2008 at 07:11 PM
    It depends on what type of work you are referring to but as far as wood goes I think the
    original wormdrive skilsaw, still used today (although it is technically bosch now) is the most
    versatile tool ...

  • Posted in thread: DeWalt 18V 16g Finish Nailer product report on 10-29-2008 at 07:05 PM
    I have had this nail gun for about 8 months now and am surprised to report I actually like it
    and that it has performed better than I expected.Initially I purchased it to do some exterior
    pine extensi...

  • Posted in thread: Roofing Shingles on 09-22-2008 at 09:37 AM
    The most commonly used shingle in our region is IKO 30yr asphalt shingles."Aristocrat" for 3
    tab (Now being replaced by the Marathon which is a true 30yr) and "Cambridge" for Architectural

  • Posted in thread: Posts on 09-22-2008 at 09:28 AM
    x2. Direct burial PT is never the best option. You are asking to have to deal with building
    failure down the line. Install Sono tubes and bigfoots with anchor bolts and column bases (A
    Simpson ABA66...

  • Posted in thread: Vis-Queen Vapor Barrier on 09-22-2008 at 08:59 AM
    That can be a complex answer but as far as an easy blanket answer. No. It is not a good idea to
    have a dual vapor barrier as moisture can become trapped between the two.

  • Posted in thread: Hanging Drywall on 09-22-2008 at 08:52 AM
    As stated above it is all about the finished surface. It is not uncommon to stand 8' or 10'
    sheets vertically. It can make it difficult to attain a good finish. For a typical garage a
    "clean" fire tap...


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