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  1. Building & Construction
    Hi there, we are putting some sort of house wrap on an old 700 square foot cabin. Which is best Typar or Tyvek? Are staples OK or do we need cap staples/nails? The carpenter we are considering for the job suggests that Typar and standard staples are fine. The sheathing is old plywood siding...
  2. Flooring
    I am planning an acquisition of a Bostich flooring nailer to DIY my 3/4" x 2-1/4" maple floors. I was wondering if it's better to use 1-1/2 or 2" staples for that size of hardwood.
  3. Flooring
    I am looking for advice on what to use to install my flooring. I have about 600 square feet of maple (inch thick, not 3/4) and will eventually have another 350 sq ft of floor as well. The 350 will be modern stuff, so will be 3/4 most likely. I will be getting unfinished hard wood, not...
  4. Electrical
    hi 2 all, I know this is alot, but...is it ok to bury junction boxes in the attic space with insulation? How many outlets can i run from one 15a tripper in the breaker box? Should i use 12/2 for all the power and 14/2 for the switches? How far between clamps when running steel-wrapped cable...
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