Last Activity:05-07-2008 8:29 PM
Posted in thread: crack in load bearing post & more on 05-08-2008 at 03:17 PM
Welcome Yuna:From my view, there needs to be a double beam that is as big as the space between
the door header and the floor joists (maybe a double 2 X 12). There would need to be a
temporary beam nea...
Posted in thread: crack in load bearing post & more on 05-08-2008 at 03:03 PM
First off - We are only looking a pictures - Anything anyone says must be considered suspect.
We aren't on site.Is that sliding door a pocket door? The floor joists are cantilevered over
the wall in w...
Posted in thread: crack in load bearing post & more on 05-08-2008 at 02:48 PM
Well, the post seems solid other than the cracks. I didn't see any powdery stuff when I poked
around with a screwdriver. This is good.The idea of replacing the sliding door nook with a wall
Posted in thread: crack in load bearing post & more on 05-07-2008 at 07:19 PM
Thanks for the welcome. You are absolutely correct. This is an old old house. It was built in
1910 and has endured some unfortunate makeovers through the years.The floor does extend to the
other end o...
Posted in thread: crack in load bearing post & more on 05-07-2008 at 06:41 PM
Hi everyone. I have this post in my basement with cracks in it that I would like some opinion
on. Does it look like something I should be concerned about? I've asked my inspector about it
two years ag...
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