Sistering the joist sounds like the way to go. 6 feet of shims is allot of shiming. An 8' 2x8 should be plenty of support for a 6' run. Don't know ...
Are the walls masonry or are they wood frame construction covered in drywall? Either way it shouldn't be much trouble to frame in since the opening...
I need to relocate a door in a block wall. The blocks in the wall are not as thick as standard 8" block. The wall intersects another block wall and...
Have a GE dryer approximatly 15 years old. Can only operate on low heat or air. The automatic cycle gets too hot. What to check? I have a VOM.
What would be suitable bits and hole saws for making the valve holes into a fiberglass shower unit. Any tips on procedure? Don't want to mess up ex...
I know you are supposed to use plastic or copper clamps to secure copper pipes, but what about the screws you use in the copper clamps? Do they hav...
I am finishing a basement with half concrete block walls. I have put up the drywall and I have shimed and put casing on one window. The window fram...
I am installing a tiolet in a basement with a concrete floor. After I dig out the space for the drain line I intend to pour concrete back over it. ...
I have some floor joists in a crawl space in a 30 year old house that have twisted some at the center beam. This has caused hihg and low spots in t...