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  1. Building & Construction
    I am looking to finish my basement in the near future. My home was built in 2011 and is located in Minnesota. I have exterior insulation and poured concrete basement walls/footings. Does anybody know if I should add more insulation on the inside of the walls? If so, what kind? Since the...
  2. Building & Construction
    I want to finish the basement in my home for more living area. My question is my home was built with engineered joists. I cannot figure out what to secure the top plate to when I start the framing. There is a 6" gap between the wall and bottom of the truss.
  3. Remodeling
    Need some help on how to work around a plumbing pipe that is right next to the wall so I can not get the top plate attached to the joist. The only option I cam up with is to build the wall under pipe and use blocking in between the studs that will be attached to the concrete wall. Just need to...
  4. Building & Construction
    Hello, I've browsed this forum many times and found lots of helpful tips, and now I have a specific question so I am making a post. First off the vital info: Location: Richmond Hill (Toronto), Ontario, Canada Project: Basement Completion House age: 3 years So my parents recently had some...
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