problem is that I don't have a truck to return extra wood, so I have one shot to do this right ;)
I have seen some of the elastomeric treatements and the idea of thinning out wood glue on the end grains as well.
A quick question:
I have been reading a lot about letting the wood dry on saw horses, prime and paint it while there and then assemble the structure to prevent wood movement and splitting.
So I just got off the phone with a lumber yard advising me to do the exact opposite. Since the wood will...
I have an aging pergola patio cover that has a significant amount of rot and I am in the process of pricing out the lumber. I have been told that I currently have doug fir. Hopefully with the link to my pics below someone could help me confirm that!
Moving forward I am stuck...
I had sheet rock installed in my garage and now a few months later I decided to install the trim pieces for all the outlets and switches. To my disbelief this is what I found!
Is there a painless work around here? Spacers?
Thanks in advance!
I am going to store a car in there and use it as a general garage instead of a living space. Of course looking around the garage I do agree it seems to have a lot of air to be used for combustion. One item I haven't been able to scientifically nail down is given my use of the garage and the...
Thanks for the info. Ok, I guess all the existing vents stay! Though, how can I prevent dust and crap from blowing inside the garage?
Would this work?
I am in the middle of insulating/air sealing and my garage including drywall as well. The attic space will have it's own O'hagin intake vents and a solar fan for exhaust.
Climate = sunny and dry (LA), yet will remain an unconditioned space.
Utilities = Two gas appliances (water heater and...