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DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-26-2011, 11:33 AM
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Posted By zinger77
thank you everyone. we are moving ahead with...

thank you everyone. we are moving ahead with moving the left studs over. A local carpenter is going to do the work to move it and reinforce it in the basement. Thanks
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-24-2011, 08:36 AM
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Posted By zinger77
The joists upstairs are ceiling joists. It's a...

The joists upstairs are ceiling joists. It's a ranch. no second floor. If there are wall braces - i don't see them anywhere.
There is a metal beam in the basement to support the weight of the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-23-2011, 06:53 PM
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Posted By zinger77
nope, they run perpendicular to the wall and...

nope, they run perpendicular to the wall and parallel to the joists in the ceiling.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-23-2011, 07:01 AM
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Posted By zinger77
interestingly enough, there absolutely nothing to...

interestingly enough, there absolutely nothing to reinforce this in the basement.
Above are overlapping joists resting on the wall.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-22-2011, 11:28 AM
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Posted By zinger77
It's an answer. I don't like it, but it's an...

It's an answer. I don't like it, but it's an answer.
Thanks.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-22-2011, 07:52 AM
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Posted By zinger77
If we do replace the space where the cripples are...

If we do replace the space where the cripples are with a header - can we move the studs?
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-22-2011, 07:48 AM
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Posted By zinger77
Does the sheetrock behind the post have a solid...

Does the sheetrock behind the post have a solid piece, or pieces of 2x4?

Answer: there are 2 2x4 next to each other

What does the top part of that wall look like behind the sheetrock also. I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-21-2011, 07:34 PM
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Posted By zinger77
well, we simply can't afford an engineer. This is...

well, we simply can't afford an engineer. This is how the house was built and it's been this way for 60 years with no issues. On that note, i simply need to know if I can move over the right stud...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-21-2011, 05:22 PM
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Posted By zinger77
wall pictures by inazinger - Photobucket...

wall pictures by inazinger - Photobucket (http://s109.photobucket.com/albums/n51/inazinger/wall/)
Can someone tell me if i can remove the stud behind the header and move the one on right about 20...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-21-2011, 05:18 PM
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Posted By zinger77
BTW - the cost for an engineer is more than a...

BTW - the cost for an engineer is more than a couple of hours. We had 3 different ones tell us that the job will be between 15-20 hours. Most of them charge $90 and up.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-21-2011, 05:16 PM
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Posted By zinger77
Well, we had an engineer come over. Lets just say...

Well, we had an engineer come over. Lets just say I am a cheap bastard and we won't be removing the header after all. However, he did think it was strange that there is nothing in the basement to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Walls and Ceilings 06-16-2011, 07:01 AM
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Posted By zinger77
Removing a support header

We would like to remove the wall that has a support header or cut out much of a frame of that wall.
We have a ranch that was built in 1954. We got advice from a couple of carpenter friends of ours...
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