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Old 06-17-2010, 01:05 PM   #1
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I want to replace the 3 pieces of 2x6 jams around my garage. The 2 side pieces look easy to pull out but I'm wondering about the top 2x6 jam attached to the bottom header. Is that ok to replace with concerns of the header coming down? The jams are rotted..
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Old 06-17-2010, 01:13 PM   #2
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Yes, its ok to remove that but you may want to use a reciprocating saw with a metal blade to cut through the nails...lots easier than prying.

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Thanks canadaclub.. Jams came out easily using the reciprocating saw..
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Don't forget to replace the head flashing, if rusted through....

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thanks Gary for pointing that out. head flashing was in good shape. no rust.
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