It involves a bit more than that. There will be two straps at least, and an angle iron on each corner opposite the tension. The straps are coupled...
PiffinMember since 11/06/02
In my opinion, that is the better solution for most instances like this Excellence is its own reward!
Homebuild, I think you may be mixing terms here. Traditional damp-proofing, or mositure proofing is done with asphaltic coatings rolled on, and ...
While the brute hammer blows will work, that is hard on the person doing ot after a few hours. There is a tool made for this. Without having th...
While it is possible to install by cutting off the flange, you relaly compromise the quality of the job. The integral flange is an important pa...
The problem is probably related to the fact you have a mobile home. Reason Isay this is that most door swing problems are a result of not being...
The Trex is pretty pliable but there are others that are formulatd differently to stiffen the span. Trex can go 16" OC but not always happily on a ...
Trusses are designed and engineered to function as a single item. Modifying them should never be done without the aid of an engineer familiar with ...
Chauling on paint can be removed with a scrub down with TSP and rinse. chaulking on masonry can be removed with a weak acid scrub and rinse b...
blocking or bracing is to HOLD the joists triaght in place and do some load sharing, but I doubt that you can do much to straighten things out just...
Ok, you say there will be no problem whatsoever if the conceete is poured in the puddle of water. presumably, the reason for building a shed is ...
So move it to a better spot. If you live in an area subject to freezing, the ice will move it around for you. Alternatively, you could place in...
Welcome to the vent wars! Sharon, Once upon a time, in the wild and wolly West, the cattle roamed free over wide open range. Then came the rail...
The answer to all your questions is a firm maybe. or probably But no-one in the vitual world can tell anything about the house that numberous...
Normally, it is unwise to have two differenbt kinds of foundation for the same structure. one can move differently from the other. Excellence is i...
for the flush - cast iron is quieter for the waste pipe which would mean the expense of tearing the walls and ceiling apart and a plumber to run ne...
generally, when efflourescence happens, there is water passing trough the masonry. For water to come to the surface from under it, I suspect that t...
I would back out if I were you. There arre thousands of homeowners in the midwest ( mostly Indianna and Ohio, I think) who are joining together aga...
An earth berm planted with trees will distill a lot of the sound by reflecting it up and back at them, and the trees to baffle the sound waves. ...