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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. Carpentry
    About a year ago I purchased a 100+ year 2-flat in Chicago, and during the initial inspection, it was found that the main support beam/girder (I believe a 6x8) in my basement along with the 6x6 wood support columns had both termite and rot damage. As a result, the center of my home has...
  3. Building & Construction
    This is a column between kitchen and hall/family room. I was hoping to remove it entirely, but now that I've torn out the drywall I can see there is a header (red horizontal line) that rests on 3 2x4's (red vertical line). So now, I am just hoping to reduce the width of the column. I know...
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