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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-08-2009, 05:30 PM
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Posted By tlcww
Yes you are correct, it's been years, so I'm a...

Yes you are correct, it's been years, so I'm a rookie too. :)

I was just trying to offer a way that didn't require
too much effort or intensive labor costs.
I figure a full rafter would involve...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-08-2009, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,121
Posted By tlcww
You may have to peel back a course of the siding...

You may have to peel back a course of the siding to
peak in and see how the structure is supported.
(Where the studs are located , how they are configured etc...)

I've worked with vinyl siding...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-08-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,556
Posted By tlcww
Like with anything else. Use common sense and...

Like with anything else.
Use common sense and READ the fine print in any insurance policy.
(Never just take the 'word' of an agent over the phone)...

I've done many DIY projects over the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-08-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,700
Posted By tlcww
Perhaps a 2x6x12 would do the trick. (Maybe...

Perhaps a 2x6x12 would do the trick.
(Maybe even a 2x6x10?)...

Lay it along side the existing rafter and screw it to the existing rafter.
Staggering the screws apx. 12-16 inches apart.
It will...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-08-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,121
Posted By tlcww
You will probably have to locate the support...

You will probably have to locate the support studs and then
mount your rails to those.
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 04-08-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 25,358
Posted By tlcww
Good job peeps. I love to see this kind of...

Good job peeps.

I love to see this kind of stuff.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 04-08-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,358
Posted By tlcww
Don't know if the OP has a solution. I'd...

Don't know if the OP has a solution.
I'd suggest sand blasting if possible.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Carpentry and Woodworking 04-08-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,332
Posted By tlcww
Once the mantle piece is installed, I bet you...

Once the mantle piece is installed, I bet you will figure
out a simple trimming solution.
Would love to see a pic of the finished project. :)
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