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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-28-2007, 08:01 AM
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Posted By bfash
Glenn, Thanks for your thoughts. I am very anal...

Glenn, Thanks for your thoughts. I am very anal as far as research before I do something that is "over" my head. Any project is doable if you actually care enough to do the research and dont mind...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-27-2007, 01:31 PM
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Posted By bfash
I agree sometimes DIY folks sometimes overstep...

I agree sometimes DIY folks sometimes overstep bounds. But people say an electrician should replace a panel or various other work. I read a book and took a test with the county and completed it with...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-27-2007, 07:09 AM
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Posted By bfash
Thanks ToolGuy. I looked further at the original...

Thanks ToolGuy. I looked further at the original house plans and it shows that there is a 8" deep by 16" wide footing below load bearing wall as well as below the foundation. My thinking is that that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-26-2007, 07:52 PM
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Posted By bfash
Load bearing wall

Thank you for the advise! How will an engineer be able to determine the footing that was poured originally to determine if it is strong enough to hold the load change? I am no expert but have dealt...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 11-26-2007, 02:55 PM
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Posted By bfash
Load bearing wall

Greetings.
I am looking on removing 12' of a load bearing wall in my basement.
I have a split foyer ranch built in 67. My house faces north to south and the entrance is on the southwest corner....
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