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DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 09-23-2013, 03:09 PM
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Views: 729
Posted By infidex
Removing glued down hardwood from concrete slab

Hello,
Currently trying to remove 30 year old hardwood flooring that is glued to the concrete slab, but finding it to be a pain in :eek: to get up. Got a couple pieces with prybar and hammer, then...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 06-22-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By infidex
Neal, this is what I figured, doing some reading...

Neal, this is what I figured, doing some reading on the interwebs here I could find where a 16 foot span really required something different. The wife is fine with there being two poles there still,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 06-21-2013, 08:23 PM
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Views: 859
Posted By infidex
Living Room Remodel - Header/Framing Question

I am remodeling the living room, getting rid of that early 80's oak paneling and the rails above the half wall. Started taking down the paneling tonight to see what the load bearing header looked...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 06-09-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,845
Posted By infidex
Fireplace question - attaching framing/sheetrock

We've got a house that was built in 1983, looks like a metal insert in the fireplace, and it has gas logs in there currently. There are three tubes at the top of the insert that the heat goes past...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 05-17-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 658
Posted By infidex
Hallway header options where door is

So there is a door in our hallway, and another opening down further. I looked in the attic and the rafters run parallel to the header in the picture below. The room to the right has nothing on the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 05-17-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By infidex
Thanks for the post, I put some more pics up to...

Thanks for the post, I put some more pics up to see if that helps. I do think it is load bearing, but the beams in the attic are running parallel, and there is nothing on one side of the hall where...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 05-17-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By infidex
Ok, so here's a couple more pics, I want to think...

Ok, so here's a couple more pics, I want to think this is load bearing, but it doesn't have anything on the other side of one wall. The first pic below shows where this header would be if I went...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 05-17-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By infidex
In case this helps, the red lines are the area...

In case this helps, the red lines are the area where this hallway runs in our house, and the green arrow would be about where this door way is.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 05-17-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By infidex
Hall Way Door - Is this load bearing?

Hello,
I'm in the process of getting rid of the wood trim on the lower half of our hallway, and I'm at a point where I reached a door jam that is in an odd place in the hall. Wife doesn't really...
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