You not only need to be concerned about insulation a vapour bariers but structural framing. If the house is roof framed with trusses you will creat...
PiffinMember since 11/06/02
It can be done either way well.If he is doing good work otherwise, you would be foolish to try to tell a professional how to do his work.
Screws goooood for the deck surface but for structural members, they have far less shear strength and most building codes don't recognize them. You...
You can get something for free but the rule still applies that you get what you pay for.In general, architechtural services will run 6-8% of projec...
Short answers are:Sometimes yesThat dependsNobody here knows your soils conditions and local permitting rules or labor rates or what kind of founda...
If you do run the bead on the surface and aren't confident about doing a clean job, get some masking tape to apply along either side about 3/16" ba...
If you don't want to see the caulk and do the best job, take the whole unit out carefully. Then clean all the parts while keeping track of what goe...
Let's see here. Cheap, fast, no damage to the ownere's property, provide privacy.Hang a clothes line and throw blankets over it.Next most expensive...
It's best to find the stud but if it isn't centered where you want to hang the frame, use an insert or a toggle. They fasten in to grip the back of...
I spent more than twenty years in all types of roofing installations. I believe in new technology so I appreciate the chance to learn about ceramic...
Building codes actually require full penetration of the sheathing by the roof nails. The reason is that the resistance to pullout is determined by ...
For low pitched roofs like this, there is a roll roofing product called Double Coverage. That might be what you have been refered to. All shingles ...
You might ask the other roofers why they don't consider laying over the old. It is accepted and common in some parts of the country and viewed with...
You don't say if you are a professional or a DIY/homeowner.I use Softplan in my design/build work. It is one of the best - well, it's the best for ...
I wouldn't use MDF for baseboard. It doesn't handle water very well and another name for baseboard is mop board because you slap the mop up against...
You can find Broderbunds 3D Home Architect for under forty bucks as a fairly easy to learn software for residencial design to get started with. It'...