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  1. Building & Construction
    Hi everyone and i'm crazy in love with this site....i have a pier and beam home. i found out i cannot access the whole front part of my home because there is a support that runs through the middle, a small child may be able to sqeeze through, and then what "Mommy what do I do now?" lolol..anyway...
  2. Building & Construction
    I am in the process of a kitchen repair for a bearing wall that was removed before we bought the house. The repair requires a new header to be placed in the ceiling from which the joists will be hung. On end of the header will sit on the top plate of an exterior wall with double studs sitting...
  3. Flooring
    I ran into this when we pulled up the old tile and cabinets in our 1967 era home. The bathroom is on pier and beam, but back in the day, there wasn't cement board around so they poured about two inches of concrete between the floor joists on top of the subfloor then laid the tile. After...
  4. Flooring
    I have an older 1955 home (in N. Texas) that was completely remodeled by the previous owner (a home inspector) back in 2001-2002. The majority of this 1600 sq ft home is done in 3/4" solid red oak flooring, some of it (about 25%) is the original oak flooring. Over the last 2 years the floor has...
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