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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 10-26-2012, 09:12 AM
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Posted By proprojects
Roof line

I've read all kinds of stuff online about roof height minimums, I have 89" from the current floor to the rafters at the center. After adding rafters to allow spacing for the insulation and a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-23-2011, 12:21 PM
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Posted By proprojects
attic

It has 2 gable vents only, 1 on each side of the house (level with each other). This gable vents would likely become some sort of window opening. Called and left a message with my towns zoning guy...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-23-2011, 07:25 AM
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Posted By proprojects
thanks

Thank you for all the replies and suggestions.
I need to check out what the boards are under that insulation. The stairs unfortunately would not run with the joist. The house was build in 1930...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-22-2011, 08:54 AM
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Posted By proprojects
floor support

What are the chances that the current ceiling joist hidden by the insulation could also support the floor? Do they need to at least be a 2x6, 2x8 or 2x10 to support a flooring substrate? The house...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 08-21-2011, 11:05 AM
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Posted By proprojects
How crazy would it be to turn this 100% unused attic area into a rec/living room, bat

How crazy would it be to turn this 100% unused attic area into a rec/living room, bathroom, and bedroom and what headaches am i going to run into? I am a "handy" individual but I am no contractor.
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