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DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 11-08-2010, 05:27 AM
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Posted By britny1
I realise that i could just fur out 2x4 and that...

I realise that i could just fur out 2x4 and that would be the easier option,this was originally a one storey house and 2x4 framing went to about 9' 6"and then a double top plate,everything has been...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 11-07-2010, 04:19 PM
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Posted By britny1
would prefer not to go from the outside,the 2x8...

would prefer not to go from the outside,the 2x8 you see in the pic is the first joist if i lag screwed this into 2x4 and then supported it every 4 feet do you think it would be acceptable to notch...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 11-06-2010, 05:54 AM
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Posted By britny1
How to rebuild framing

I am remodelling house,front section is old 2x4 construction and would like to replace with 2x6 currently spaced appx 24 inch on center.I tjhought initially this was balloon framing but studs run...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-23-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By britny1
The siding has to be replaced,the previous owner...

The siding has to be replaced,the previous owner was a dog breeder had about 20 labs there and they ripped siding off.So structually it should be fine we just need to make sure there is a water tight...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-23-2010, 11:57 AM
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Posted By britny1
Here are some pics of the chimney,on top there is...

Here are some pics of the chimney,on top there is a clay ??flue,I assume that runs all the way through chimney,picture 54 shows where i cut siding and foam insulation away,I have same concerns on the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 10-22-2010, 04:26 PM
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Posted By britny1
chimney problem

I just bought a house that was chopped and changed by an idiot,my question is regarding the brick built chimney that runs from ground level to second floor.I am guessing the chimney was built in 1990...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-14-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,269
Posted By britny1
yes everything is coming down

yes everything is coming down
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 10-14-2010, 05:41 AM
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Posted By britny1
help with joists

Ripped down the ceiling of the front part of the house to uncover some plumbing nightmares not sure if it is that clear from pics but pretty much every joist is no good.Too make maters worse at the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 10-14-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,269
Posted By britny1
found behind the sheetrock on my remodel

These are some pics of wiring behind wall all live,two of the wires were unprotected,one had wire caps:mad:
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