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  1. Carpentry
    A neighbor is having a large addition built. The 2x10 joists above the garage form the bottom of the fabricated roof trusses and the floor for the second floor bedroom. The joists are approximately 38' long and are formed by two boards butted together and secured by large metal rectangles on...
  2. Flooring
    Hi, We are building a new construction 2 story home over an existing walkout basement. The main level subfloor joists are older 2x10 solid lumber @ 16"oc with new 3/4 T&G OSB cover. The span is 14ft each side of the supported centerline. On this floor we want to put ceramic tile in the...
  3. Building & Construction
    My concrete guy poured my foundation walls about 3/4" too high :furious: for my home addition project. Perhaps it was my fault for giving him the EXACT wall height that I wanted, and not knocking off a good half inch to give myself some play. But as it is if I built my addition per spec's...
  4. Building & Construction
    We need to have installed a new physical roof on our home due to the short life of the existing flat roofs that are leaking. Since the kitchen roof is flat and actually drains towards a 2nd floor room, we decided to replace it now and also expand the kitchen by 5 feet into an existing storage...
  5. Building & Construction
    Hey all. I'm building a deck and am going to add a pergola above it for a little shade and possibly some vines. My main concern is sagging in the beams and joists. Many thanks in advance for a little advice. Here's my plan: Pergola - 24' by 12' 6x6 PT posts on concrete footers (coming...
  6. Building & Construction
    Hi everyone, I am planning to build a shed roof with a post and beam look and was hoping to have to use either a 4x6x15 or 6x6x15 beam spaced 3 or 4 feet apart on center. is this possible and would these sort of beams work ok or would i need something else. in live in new england and...
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