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  1. Building & Construction
    I plan on cutting hole in exterior wall for a 72” double door on first level. There is a second story above. Not sure how to brace wall above since joists run parallel to wall. Anyone know how to brace wall in this situation?
  2. Building & Construction
    We have a new house (built last year) with an open floor plan. We have a 2-story living room and have recently installed a faux fireplace on the one wall. By faux fireplace, I mean we built a bump out, stoned it up to the ceiling and installed an electric fireplace. It's a little late now, but I...
  3. Remodeling
    We are doing a project in our home & are going to put a post to bear the weight on load bearing wall. Does the post need to go from floor to ceiling or can we attach the beam to existing half wall (we are making it a pony wall) thank you so much!
  4. Carpentry
    this is related to the below thread: since i am also renovating the area right below the infamous aberration, i decided to try to assuage the damage somewhat by making two walls that face each other and are 36" apart, load...
  5. Building & Construction
    Greetings, I recently bought a colonial home built in 1888. I love it, but the floors are sagging. The house has settled and it is sagging towards the center of the house. I have two Chimneys and the floor joists are discontinued at each chimney, the points where the sag is most noticeable...
  6. Building & Construction
    Hi there New to this thread but wanted to get some advice from anyone out there. Im removing a load bearing wall from the first floor of a 1939 tudor style house in Denver. The load that I am working with is under the hip-roof portion of the house. The wall that I am removing runs in the same...
  7. Building & Construction
    Hello all, I am trying to build a fish tank into a load bearing wall and want to make sure I take all necessary precautions. The fish tank wall used to be the exterior wall of the house before an additional laundry room was added on a few years ago. Now it is the wall separating the kitchen...
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