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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-20-2010, 11:30 AM
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Great Idea. That was a very informative article....

Great Idea. That was a very informative article. I need to do something soon while the gap is at maximum warp factor.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-07-2010, 10:15 AM
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The answer was as you suggest is to put moulding...

The answer was as you suggest is to put moulding up and just nail it to the ceiling so it will move up and down the wall. Or........ rip the end off unnail the sidewall from the rafter. Reattach with...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-06-2010, 01:31 PM
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Posted By jhall
No not at this time. I think the problem is...

No not at this time. I think the problem is "truss deflection". I posted it backwards. The gap is wider in the winter and closes in summer. The ceiling joist is warmed and the rafter it attaches to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 01-05-2010, 12:13 PM
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Posted By jhall
Dormer wall gap- repair

Hi. I have a 1 1/2 story Cape Cod style house. In 1984 I built a shed dormer across the back. The wall-ceiling joint in one room has kept breaking apart. At first I just retaped it and repaired it....
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