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  1. Building & Construction
    I'm remodeling my 1904 balloon framed house. I have a hip roof. I'm removing a couple walls, so I asked a structural engineer for plans. They don't make any sense to me. Plans Here's the before and after blueprints. I circled the walls in question. The blue lines are my ceiling joists which run...
  2. Building & Construction
    Can anyone point me towards a good tutorial or instruction on how to build a square 4-hip roof that has no ridgeboard? It must come to a point at the top. I need to learn how to properly join the hip rafters at the top & also to the tops of the building corner posts. When I'm done, I'll...
  3. Insulation
    The roof of my house has a Dutch hip/gable adjacent to an original finished attic room: The Dutch gable is not only open to the side attic… … but it connects the two side attics: This is an open channel and with a 14-gauge cable running through. The insulation appears to be falling out of...
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