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  1. Building & Construction
    I have been reading a lot of good advice on here regarding fire blocking but I still have a question. My concrete wall has 2" XPS foam board and my framed wall is about 1/2" to 3/4" away from that. I'm using unfaced insulation batts as fire blocking from the top plate down 16" as the code says...
  2. Building & Construction
    I have been trying to find guidance on building a deck over a bulkhead. The bulk head enters to a single unfinished basement. The space does not connect to the finished portion of our basement and the bulkhead is the only way in/out of the space. I have seen some designs showing a built in...
  3. Electrical
    I recently had a new electrical panel and separate meter installed in the main floor of a raised bungalow as we are converting to a rental unit. It was done by an electrician who worked with the local power authority and ESA for inspection. The end result is the new panel mounted horizontally...
  4. General DIY Discussions
    I replaced some bilco/bulkhead doors out of 1" (3/4" true thickness) pressure treated. I could not find tongue and groove material so I did it myself. After construction I am astonished at the amount of shrinkage/warping that has taken place as the lumber has dried. Refer to pictures; one...
  5. Kitchen & Bath Remodeling
    Hey all, I recently upgraded my cabinets from old custom built cabinets to brand new stock cabinets, the old ones were rotting so they had to go. There is currently a bulkhead above the old cabinets, height is not going to be an issue, and I'm covering the total difference in width with filler...
  6. General DIY Discussions
    Hi - I live in MA and am attempting to make my unfinished basement usable. My home is a Cape built about 1950, and the previous owner put a deck over the original basement entrance. However, the basement is below grade and when it rains, water drips into the basement where the previous...
  7. General DIY Discussions
    I am interested in removing the rusted out bulkhead at my home, and filling in the void in the poured cement foundation (I do not use the bulkhead and don't need it ) - Should I fill it with poured cement, or cement blocks ? - What about waterproofing ?? Thanks Mike
  8. Building & Construction
    Purchased slab home with concrete block basement addition. The builder of the addition (done in the 1950's) added a rim of concrete around the exterior perimeter of the addition to the home that is 18 inches out from the foundation and 6 inches thick and about 2 inches below ground level. They...
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