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  1. Building & Construction
    Please kindly suggest the the right topic to post this if this isn't the right place. I have a porch area under the roof that used to have no windows. I recently have windows installed and am planning to convert the porch into an indoor room. Picture below This porch area is sitting on top...
  2. Building & Construction
    Hello, I am planning to install drywall ceiling in my garage and I have a question about the support beams. The garage is 14x20. Currently there are only three 2x4 support beams going across the 14' width. There are also four flat pieces of wood going diagonally in the four corners of the...
  3. Remodeling
    I am trying to run some low voltage conduit for the entertainment center into the near by storage closet. So all things will be hidden. I have a clear pay there and all the little drywall holes cut. My only issue is a second floor support beam. Can I drill a 1.25 inch hole through it? Attached...
  4. Building & Construction
    I need to move a 2x8 that is a support beam for the 2nd floor. I'm turning it into another bedroom and I can't fit any thing up the stairs. I just need to move it to the other side of the beam. The 2 are sistered together but do not run the full length of the opening it is only 38 in wide. I'm...
  5. Building & Construction
    I have issues with an addition where the original contractor went with some pretty cheap 2x10 joists that are spanned about 15ft. Two have already cracked and the rest are starting to deflect. The addition is pretty small (8x15) but I think has a lot of load with a shower, toilet and laundry...
  6. Building & Construction
    We are designing a deck...it will be 10 feet high, over our basement garage, for a new construction home. It is 12 X12 on both sides and 24' X 6' (the great room is a bump-out of the other 6') in the center = 48' wide. Can we use a header to eliminate the support post, if so, how long can the...
  7. Windows and Doors
    Hello all, I'd like to install sliding glass doors where I currently have large windows. I found a great set for sale on craigslist, much nicer than I can usually afford, but am not sure how to tell whether they would fit in height - they are taller than my windows. The current windows end 11.5"...
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