it sounds like since you are already closed in, you can control moisture, so OSB would suffice, as long as you use a thickness approved in your are...
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Maybe you can get an engineer to design a way to truss build in place. Excellence is its own reward!
Hey guys, I have seen several old homes where upper walls were load bearing. Not uncommon atall. The situation is generally where a structura...
The foundation walls shouls be directly on the footers. Then the slab is poured to the inside of the walls. That way, the forces of the earth on th...
Time for your lawyer top write a letter giving them a time frame or else Excellence is its own reward!
Power washing any wood siding will damage it. Cedar shingles are especially subject to damage. Consider especially that mildew in your environme...
it's interesting that this has devolved into a debate on the merits or demeerits of osb when the original poster asked about particle board. PB...
Many window manufactureres will make windows to any size. marvin is amoung the best in this. Remember that for any glass within 18" off the fini...
You don't mention whether these are at 24" or 16" on center layouts. 2x6 @16" OC with modern lumber would be slightly overspanned at ten feet for a...
You can use man-made cultured stone which is lightweight enough and nopt terribly expensive. Excellence is its own reward!
For just a garage, it would be harder and more expensive than stick built, especially so for a DIY, IMO Excellence is its own reward!
any signs of dampness or means having been taken to control or hide dampness. - mildew -patchwork paint - newly placed de-humidifier also s...
There are quite a few more requirements than that in California, including seismic engineering, insurances, licenses, etc. Excellence is its own r...
This is fairly common. There is no hard and set rule. The variables include your concern, distance back from eave and up to ridge, width dneeded an...
but with a level floor, where's the water gonna run while you drip-dry now? ;) Excellence is its own reward!
fifty gallons of water weighs only four hundred pounds. The space it takes up would be comparable to two 200# people standing on the floor shaking ...
an architectrual supply place can put you in contact with folks in your area who professionally re-finish the porcelan on cast iron tubs. It would ...