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Last Activity:04-08-2009 6:36 PM
Posted in thread: Damaged rafter? on 04-08-2009 at 06:30 PM
Yes you are correct, it's been years, so I'm a rookie too. :)I was just trying to offer a way
that didn't require too much effort or intensive labor costs.I figure a full rafter would
involve a lot of...
Posted in thread: how to add railing to aluminum siding? on 04-08-2009 at 06:19 PM
You may have to peel back a course of the siding to peak in and see how the structure is
supported.(Where the studs are located , how they are configured etc...)I've worked with vinyl
Posted in thread: ShortCuts on 04-08-2009 at 11:22 AM
Like with anything else. Use common sense and READ the fine print in any insurance
policy.(Never just take the 'word' of an agent over the phone)...I've done many DIY projects
over the years, includin...
Posted in thread: Damaged rafter? on 04-08-2009 at 10:38 AM
Perhaps a 2x6x12 would do the trick.(Maybe even a 2x6x10?)...Lay it along side the existing
rafter and screw it to the existing rafter.Staggering the screws apx. 12-16 inches apart.It
will be like a '...
Posted in thread: how to add railing to aluminum siding? on 04-08-2009 at 10:22 AM
You will probably have to locate the support studs and thenmount your rails to those.
Posted in thread: Post Your Kitchen!! on 04-08-2009 at 10:19 AM
Good job peeps.I love to see this kind of stuff.
Posted in thread: Removing paint from brick? on 04-08-2009 at 10:09 AM
Don't know if the OP has a solution.I'd suggest sand blasting if possible.
Posted in thread: Covering brick mantle with wood on 04-08-2009 at 10:05 AM
Once the mantle piece is installed, I bet you will figure out a simple trimming solution.Would
love to see a pic of the finished project. :)