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05-07-2008

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05-07-2008 8:29 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • remodeling will be done one day, I keep telling myself
  • home improvement, music, baking, gardening
  • Yuna
  • female
  • load bearing post problem, wiring and hanging drywall in two second floor bedrooms

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  • Posted in thread: crack in load bearing post & more on 05-08-2008 at 04:17 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 04:03 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 03:48 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
    sounds goo...

  • Posted in thread: crack in load bearing post & more on 05-07-2008 at 08:19 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 07:41 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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