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  1. Frank

    How to fix this door frame?

    It's the door frame to the left of the red line
  2. Frank

    How to fix this door frame?

    So my house is built in the '50s and everything's out of square. I pulled the door frame off and tried to square it and on the hallway the door frame sticks out at the bottom but the top is flush with the walls. I'm going to try to upload a video here and show.
  3. Frank

    What is this stuff

    Well I'm hoping there's something I can do to fix that lol. Maybe a transitional piece or something. I've never done flooring so I have no idea
  4. Frank

    What is this stuff

    Hello everyone! I'm wanting to pull up this old flooring which is like some type of huge linoleum that seems to be in sections about 4 to 6 ft wide. The house was built in the 40s or 50s and I'm assuming this linoleum or whatever it is has some type of crazy glue on it. I've attached a few...
  5. Frank

    Is this a load bearing wall?

    This house was built in the '50s and maybe the '40s and it's built out of 2x3's
  6. Frank

    Is this a load bearing wall?

    What exactly will I be looking for in the attic? The trusses do run east and west the same as the wall runs east and west
  7. Frank

    Is this a load bearing wall?

    I had to replace some subfloor underneath my hot water heater because the guy who had the house before me never fixed it and it was rotting. I had to remove the wall to be able to get behind the hot water heater and fix the sub flooring also. however when I was pulling the 4-ft wall out it...
  8. Frank

    Rotten floor, sub floor, and sill/bottom plate

    Hey everyone how's it going? Hopefully y'all's day is better than mine. So I noticed the drywall was peeling and I got this house as a tax house or tax sale. This is what I discovered when tearing off the drywall along the bottom. It looks like they had three quarter inch subfloor but the two...
  9. Frank

    Where the floor meets the wall!

    There's not any moisture issues but I'm afraid that it could lead to some moisture issues because my foundation is cracked and I don't want to drop $30,000 on a foundation that I can probably fix myself. it's a small crack and I just haven't gotten around to it and I think the problem is...
  10. Frank

    Where the floor meets the wall!

    That's why I believe and sealing up the rim joist and using 2-in foam board on the foundation walls
  11. Frank

    Where the floor meets the wall!

    Looks like they just had it mixed wrong or they didn't know what they were doing but I think the solution itself works really well if done correctly.
  12. Frank

    Where the floor meets the wall!

    Yea what I REALLY WANT is closed cell down spray but it's $$$$$ and what you install it you cannot see if there's any problem structurally with a joist or anything in the floor
  13. Frank

    Where the floor meets the wall!

    Because it can lead to a moisture problem and then it could be like a wet blanket and then mold will set up
  14. Frank

    Where the floor meets the wall!

    You're the first person to address the issue head on but I was just curious on what responses I could get. The se al joist. I mean the rim joist needs to be sealed at the source of the problem so if we can stop that then we can slow down a lot of the air but the main problem is how. It can be...
  15. Frank

    Where the floor meets the wall!

    That's one hell of a mess to cleanup
  16. Frank

    Where the floor meets the wall!

    Yea I was thinking about something like that. I'm thinking insulation (batts) will be much more clean because the foam will rip apart when I pull up the blue tape.
  17. Frank

    Where the floor meets the wall!

    Air will find a way in
  18. Frank

    Where the floor meets the wall!

    Yea I could but that won't seal the air gap really. It has to be completely sealed
  19. Frank

    Where the floor meets the wall!

    No it's not. The wind is coming in from under the rim joist I believe
  20. Frank

    Where the floor meets the wall!

    I had to do some sheetrock work beneath my window and when I pulled the baseboard off I noticed that there were different size gaps in the flooring of the wood and I can feel cold air coming through different spots from underneath the house which is a crawl space. I was wondering what could I...
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