that should be j-bolt - foundation anchors and not allthread, unless he bent the angle into it . easiest way to fix it is to call him and tell h...
PiffinMember since 11/06/02
You should not caulk it at all. Paint when it is dry and stabilized. Excellence is its own reward!
I'm in Maine but I believe it is about three feet in your area. Go 3'6 to be safe. Ask the local boyus and inspector to be safer. FWIW, this sou...
yes and yes. Fine Homebuilding magazine has an excellent article on this in the most recent magazine Excellence is its own reward!
no way to answer without seeing this. Fist is your description - a beam is a major carrying timber, whether layered up from multiple parts or c...
do not modify roof truss. Just like a three legged stool will fall over with one leg gone, the roof structure will lose a critical desighn element ...
Just by the fact that you are building with logs, you kick it up a notch for basic ands simple. This is because typical walls are 4" or 6" nominall...
you have a base flashing but no counter flash which is what gets cut into the masonry. . Even then sometimes a through flashing is needed to comple...
several potential solutions. Last time I ran into this, I made up a 3/8" thick beaded stock to run around the room first, set about an ich lower...
whole lotta confusion going on here. Andersen is one company and Velux is another. velux is the caddilac of skylights Andersen just starte...
I lioke it, but it sounds pretty clear that your wife has already madee up her mind that she wants new cabs. So after you invest a part of yours...
mobile homes don't grow tumours. I have no doubt that it is a leak. You might need someone with carpentry or flooring skills to replace the swollen...
Any exterior nailing should always be done with hot dipped galvanized nails or stainless steel nails. Whether to use a particular size and diam...
One reason I will not use osb is because it fails so easy when wetted. if there is gapping like that, it is simply a sign of hack work. Let hinm kn...
The subfloors in mobile homes is usually made of particle board which is terrible around water. it sounds like you have a leak, or somehow water wa...
I would not replace it, just cut about a third of the way into it from the bottom to relieve the tension, and then sister another right alongside o...