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DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 12-10-2012, 08:27 PM
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Posted By svoelkel
I also meant to suggest that channel iron might...

I also meant to suggest that channel iron might be an alternative to an I beam. It might be easier to work with and easier to secure to the beam you are raising.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 12-10-2012, 08:22 PM
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Posted By svoelkel
Here is an explanation of how to add a new...

Here is an explanation of how to add a new footing within an existing slab like the one pictured above.

http://www.hammerzone.com/archives/foundation/supplement/pier/concrete.htm

That web site...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 12-10-2012, 07:23 PM
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Posted By svoelkel
I just looked for a local engineering firm. At...

I just looked for a local engineering firm. At the time, business was slow and he came out, did the measurements and wrote a report on live load estimates etc. May have charged $500 total but for...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 08-12-2012, 11:43 AM
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Posted By svoelkel
Thanks for the advice. I hired the engineer...

Thanks for the advice.

I hired the engineer and got the load specification. I spent 6 months under the house (luckily can stand under there) jacking up the main beams back to level while using...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Electrical and Wiring 08-12-2012, 11:30 AM
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Posted By svoelkel
GFCI tripping

I replaced a working ceiling fan in our bedroom with a new fan. Everything was working fine up to then. The circuit is on a GFCI in the panel. When I attach to ground from the fan to the ground...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 11-17-2009, 07:11 PM
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Posted By svoelkel
Ideas for leveling floor support beams

I need to level the floor on one end of a single story frame house that is 30x30. The space has two beams spanning its length, each made of two 2x10s with 2x4 ledger boards attached. These beams...
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