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  1. Drywall & Plaster
    Is there such a thing as 4-1/2’ x 10’ drywall sheets? I have high basement ceilings, but I can’t get 4-1/2’ x 12’ sheets of drywall into my basement.
  2. Electrical
    I am having holes predrilled in sheet metal for 4" octagonal junction boxes. I can't find any exact dimensions anywhere for the mounting holes. Does anyone know these dimensions or is anyone able to point me to where they may be? Thanks, Christian
  3. Building & Construction
    Hi, I'm in the process of designing a new house and have decided on using 2x8 lumber for the frame rather then the traditional 2x6. Two reasons, one, It's not that much more expensive and two, I can have upto R30 insulation in the walls. MY question is this, has anyone done this before and if...
  4. Plumbing
    I can't seem to find the conventions / standards for roughing in water / drain lines for say a 5 foot or 6 foot vanity with two sinks. How do you calculate where on the wall you want the lines to emerge? Thanks
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