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  1. Windows and Doors
    Hello, I really appreciate any ideas and thoughts on my problem. I am finishing my basement, and in doing so am trying to add a walk out egress sliding door. So, I had the poured foundation wall professionally cut and had a contractor who was recommended to me install the slider. My problem...
  2. Building & Construction
    Hi all. I have a question related to jack studs and/or a post. We previously removed a load bearing wall. The engineer specified a beam of 2- 2X12 supported by 3 - 2X4 jack studs on either end. I am removing essentially a second (similar wall; same span and well supported below). Based on the...
  3. Carpentry
    I have a exterior door that needs to be egress(3'by6'8"). I have no problem with my height but my width is 3' 1/4" with my king stud and jack stud. I can not move the king studs or jack studs because it is a door within concrete. I have not put the header,king studs(2by6), or jacks studs(2by6)...
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