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  • Posted in thread: Removing a support header on 06-26-2011 at 12:33 PM
    thank you everyone. we are moving ahead with moving the left studs over. A local carpenter is
    going to do the work to move it and reinforce it in the basement. Thanks

  • Posted in thread: Removing a support header on 06-24-2011 at 09:36 AM
    The joists upstairs are ceiling joists. It's a ranch. no second floor. If there are wall braces
    - i don't see them anywhere. There is a metal beam in the basement to support the weight of the
    joists a...

  • Posted in thread: Removing a support header on 06-23-2011 at 07:53 PM
    nope, they run perpendicular to the wall and parallel to the joists in the ceiling.

  • Posted in thread: Removing a support header on 06-23-2011 at 08:01 AM
    interestingly enough, there absolutely nothing to reinforce this in the basement. Above are
    overlapping joists resting on the wall.

  • Posted in thread: Removing a support header on 06-22-2011 at 12:28 PM
    It's an answer. I don't like it, but it's an answer. Thanks.

  • Posted in thread: Removing a support header on 06-22-2011 at 08:52 AM
    If we do replace the space where the cripples are with a header - can we move the studs?

  • Posted in thread: Removing a support header on 06-22-2011 at 08:48 AM
    Does the sheetrock behind the post have a solid piece, or pieces of 2x4?Answer: there are 2 2x4
    next to each otherWhat does the top part of that wall look like behind the sheetrock also. I
    think there...

  • Posted in thread: Removing a support header on 06-21-2011 at 08:34 PM
    well, we simply can't afford an engineer. This is how the house was built and it's been this
    way for 60 years with no issues. On that note, i simply need to know if I can move over the
    right stud over...

  • Posted in thread: Removing a support header on 06-21-2011 at 06:22 PM
    wall pictures by inazinger - PhotobucketCan someone tell me if i can remove the stud behind the
    header and move the one on right about 20 inches left? I am leaving the header alone. I can't
    afford the...

  • Posted in thread: Removing a support header on 06-21-2011 at 06:18 PM
    BTW - the cost for an engineer is more than a couple of hours. We had 3 different ones tell us
    that the job will be between 15-20 hours. Most of them charge $90 and up.

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