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DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 12-09-2009, 12:18 AM
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Posted By juryduty
Hi folks, Sorry to resurrect this old thread,...

Hi folks,
Sorry to resurrect this old thread, but I am finally going to have a new floor put into the bathroom of this house. My contractor says he can put in 2x6 joists every 16" to reinforce the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Plumbing Forum 04-27-2009, 11:31 PM
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Posted By juryduty
Best sump pump?

I have a home with a B-dry system installed around the perimeter, which empties into a sump crock. A few years ago the pump float died -- it was a cheap Home Depot sump pump. Instead of replacing...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 06-17-2008, 01:35 PM
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Posted By juryduty
OK, is there any solution from the top?

Thanks for the replies. I'm wondering if there is *any* solution that will work from the top side. Can I lay 2x4 tongue-in-groove across the floor?

The problem I have is that the crawlspace...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 06-16-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By juryduty
Is there any way to reinforce from the top?

Can't I lay some strong plywood over the top and then nail-down hardwood flooring? I'm thinking 1/4" ply, making the seams perpendicular to the joists, screwed and glued down. That should make it...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-10-2008, 01:58 PM
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Posted By juryduty
Here's a picture of my crawlspace

http://b.imagehost.org/0234/crawl_pic8.jpg
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-10-2008, 12:51 PM
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Posted By juryduty
Reinforcing subfloor in 1970s house

I have a 1970s house with 1.125" plywood subflooring over 4x6 joists 48" on center. It's pier and beam over a crawlspace.

How sturdy is this subfloor? Is it common? Can it handle most types of...
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