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DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-08-2013, 06:34 AM
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Posted By TJ22
Just to clarify remove window and in its place...

Just to clarify remove window and in its place add 4 vertical members: one under each joist and 4 under the edge of the above window? I wasn't sure what you meant by "two 2x4 blocks in the floor...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-07-2013, 07:31 AM
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Posted By TJ22
I am open to removing it all together. Could I...

I am open to removing it all together. Could I just pull the window and and frame it in with dimension lumber? Maybe all treated 2x8? Since the block is 8" this is the biggest I could fit at least...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-04-2013, 01:30 PM
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Posted By TJ22
Neal, I would definitely prefer an easier...

Neal, I would definitely prefer an easier solution (who wouldn't), however I understand what you are saying and why you suggested it. Its definitely above my pay grade and comfort level. Also you...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-03-2013, 10:48 AM
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Posted By TJ22
Yes its currently a single. Its on my todo list...

Yes its currently a single. Its on my todo list to double it up. Galvanized hangers and galvanized hanger nails I think they are 16d or maybe 10d, but they were what was required specifically for...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-03-2013, 08:32 AM
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Posted By TJ22
Neal, thanks for the info. I actually install...

Neal, thanks for the info. I actually install joist hangers on the deck joists this summer. There were just end nailed, not even toe nailed. I wish I knew what I know now back then. If I ever buy...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-02-2013, 10:40 PM
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Posted By TJ22
I think I will stick a screw jack under those 2...

I think I will stick a screw jack under those 2 joists and snug them up for now. Not sure how to proceed a this point. I could even take the window out entirely but the blocks beneath the window...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-02-2013, 12:51 PM
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Posted By TJ22
The window upstairs is very large ~8' wide and...

The window upstairs is very large ~8' wide and ~5-6' tall. The last 1' or so of the window is above this basement window. There is no floor above that window but the ceiling joists ie roof trusses...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-02-2013, 07:02 AM
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Posted By TJ22
What would you propose? I am open to...

What would you propose? I am open to suggestions.

Also I just noticed in your previous post you asked about a window above this window. There is a window above this window, but ends about the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 01-01-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By TJ22
The present setup doesn't cause any noticeable...

The present setup doesn't cause any noticeable issues. It has deflected slightly but its only noticeable if you put a straight end on it. I am more concerned for the future and since I was tackling...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 12-31-2012, 11:08 PM
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Posted By TJ22
Appreciate the feedback, and I am aware...

Appreciate the feedback, and I am aware "everything" is wrong. Really just looking for suggestions on what I can do to fix it. I thought about pulling the window and installing something smaller...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 12-31-2012, 02:54 PM
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Posted By TJ22
I am attaching 2 photos. I think the window is...

I am attaching 2 photos. I think the window is about 30" wide.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 12-30-2012, 11:03 PM
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Posted By TJ22
Basement Window supporting 2 joists

My basement window is sitting on 10" concrete block. On top of the wind is a 2by treated sill plate. On top of the sill plate are 2 floor joists and there is some slight deflection in the sill...
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