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  1. 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. Building & Construction
    Renovating a one story house with an open attic space with hardwood floors, to me it would make a large bedroom. After taking the drywall ceiling down on the 1st floor we exposed 2x6 ceiling joist 16" on center spanning 13' 0", my carpenter friend helping me replace the ceiling said the area...
  3. Building & Construction
    So we are under contract on a fixer upper and it is currently a one bedroom one bath house...(they expanded kitchen into the former bedroom). They also enclosed the garage into a second living space, but it is a two step down into it. The ceiling is the same height as the rest of the house so we...
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