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DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-06-2011, 02:12 PM
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Posted By jowint
Git r dun. LOL.

Git r dun. LOL.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-06-2011, 02:10 PM
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Posted By jowint
http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e53/clownzilla/1...

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e53/clownzilla/100_5366.jpg

I supported all the posts and replaced them first.
Then I pried up the ends of the decking boards and pulled the nails-some I had to...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-04-2011, 07:20 AM
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Posted By jowint
Yeah my thoughts exactly, seems like a whole lot...

Yeah my thoughts exactly, seems like a whole lot of unnecessary work.

The good thing about it is there is enough room to build another home on an adjacent lot.

Decisions, decisions.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 04-04-2011, 05:21 AM
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Posted By jowint
Need pics/description of crawlspace to basement conversion.

I recently found a nice piece of property in the country with a double wide trailer on it.
I'm not sure if I want to build a house on the property where the double wide sits,( most likely 5 years...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-30-2011, 08:33 AM
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Posted By jowint
I spell bad when in a hurry, lol. Update for...

I spell bad when in a hurry, lol.

Update for what it's worth.

I bought some adjustable jack posts and used a 12 ton bottle jack from my shop press to jack up a 4x4 to raise the overhang about...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-25-2011, 12:25 PM
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Posted By jowint
Yeah, I had in mind to drop the soil level and...

Yeah, I had in mind to drop the soil level and cover the soil near the porch with plastic and much over that so the rain don't splash mus all over the porch.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-24-2011, 05:57 AM
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Posted By jowint
Thanks for the reply Nealtw. Now my Wife...

Thanks for the reply Nealtw.

Now my Wife says she wants the porch floor to be concrete that way we won't have to worry about rotting wood ever.
Looks like I'm gonna have to hire a pro because I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-23-2011, 11:13 AM
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Posted By jowint
Update. I dug down and found out that at...

Update.

I dug down and found out that at least there is a poured footer that the brick rests on, and I took a level to the top of the brick and it's level so the sag is only coming from the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Framing and Foundation 03-23-2011, 09:04 AM
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Posted By jowint
Porch roof sagging/rotted wood in a bad spot.

Okay, I think the pics will be self explanatory but I will leave a brief description of the issue here.

I noticed that the short gutter on my porch overhand was running over badly during hard...
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