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  1. Old flooring boards as structural elements?

    Building & Construction
    I ran this question past the flooring crew here first but would like a follow-on opinion: I'm working on a project to retro-fit insulation between the ceiling and roof of the finished attic level of a 1920s Center Hall Colonial. This third level attic space is your typical narrow ceiling down...
  2. Skylight framed and installed in trussed roof

    Roofing/Siding
    I am looking at a home to purchase and upon entering a scuttle attic I noticed that two manual vented skylights were installed in a trussed roof where cuts were made to accomodate the widths. The roof load appears to have been redistributed by using 2x6 doubled up in a Z pattern. Is this...
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