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    roofing options for enclosed patio

    Thanks. Definitely there is no vapor barrier so great ideal. Would it still work with insulation? previously after I discovered leaks I had to remove some of the ceiling sheetrock and on cold mornings it would have condensation on the bottom side of the Ondura. It does have fiberglass at...
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    roofing options for enclosed patio

    The Ondura product seems to be what is installed. Oldognewtrick: when you mention adding structure, are you referring to adding additional 2x4 rafter support (most likely will need hanger joists) so it's only 24" oc or some else? I'm definitely considering a metal roof but would want to add...
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    roofing options for enclosed patio

    There's no solid structure under the current corrugated boards. tearing down the structure and rebuilding it to code would be very costly. This was enclosed patio was completed in the late 60s by a prior owner. I'll need to see if I can determine the dimension of the posts to determine what...
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    roofing options for enclosed patio

    yeah, this "enclosed patio" was built on the backyard aggregate slab which has issues as well. It's officially not a room due to the vast number of windows.
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    roofing options for enclosed patio

    Location: San Jose, CA It's attached to the main house. There are 8 large windows and glass slider and 2 doors exiting to yard. It's an unheated space. The highest point is 94" (connected to house) and slopes to 82" (farthest from house) Each window is approx 59"w x 57"h. Actual pictures...
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    roofing options for enclosed patio

    I have an enclosed patio that is attached to the house. The current roofing material is corrugated fiberboard. Dimension is approx 18'l x32' w Roof has a sight pitch ...probably 4-6" for the total length. The roofing support is 4x4 wood with a 4 foot span. Horizontally there is probably 3...
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    moisture from corrugated roofing

    Since the ceiling joist is the roofing joist (it's a flat roof) and is 4". the corrugated roofing material sits is right above this, i can't get the 1 1/2" spacing above and below insulation. Would I be able to sister in a 2x6 to increase the depth of the roof so insulation can be added with...
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    moisture from corrugated roofing

    Description of room: Enclosed sunroom that is 20'x24'. 8 single pane windows. 1 patio door leading outdoors. 2 metal doors 32". 1 interior patio door between mainhouse and sunroom. main house is on raise foundation so there is a 2 steps down to the sunroom. Built onto of concrete aggregate...
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    Water Supply Hammering - PRV

    There is only 1 gate valve as you described. I'll setup the PRV with a valve on both sides. I believe the pipes going into the house are rattling. I'll get those tightened down.
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    How to straighten loose bathroom spread faucet

    The nut you circled would have 6 sides. I don't know size is needed for the basin wrenches but you will need to tighten that nut to keep the faucet handle from moving. I would suspect the nut to be at least 1 1/2" to 2" i've used...
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    Water Supply Hammering - PRV

    I'm in CA with copper piping. Every time the clothes washer turns on the pipes rattle. I've already installed the Water Hammer Arrestors at the both hose bibs without any success of stopping the water hammer. I measured the water pressure from a hose bib and it exceeded what is expected...
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