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  1. Floor joists questionable - now what

    Flooring
    My husband and I are remodeling an old home. We removed several layers of rotted out subflooring in the kitchen only to find the floor joists are questionable. They are 2x6s spaced 18" apart. We planned on plywood, backer board, and tile but after seeing this we don't think it can support all...
  2. Unique deck question

    General DIY Discussions
    I am helping or shall I say trying to design a freind their deck and help build it. The have an existing inground pool. They want their flat low deck to come from 15' from their yard toward the pool and overlap the concrete (2' 6") and go to the pool edge. I have no choice but to use 2x6's due...
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