psf is pounds per square foot of force applied live load is the transient load applied to a surface, such as wind load on a wall, snow or wind l...
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You've had advice how to remove this, but not what causes it. This usually happens because the steel is a thermal bridge, colder than the surron...
it could have been off by that much when it was built or his level could be off by that much. Minor cracks in concrete are common and often fro...
It can be done, but there would probably be some minor problems follow Excellence is its own reward!
It is common to not have an attic with flat roofs. However, if you are desigbning this yourself, check with AHJ. some places still requirea des...
That keaking probably has nothing to do with the sagging floor. A center beam and jackposts will solve that Excellence is its own reward!
There is no way to be certain from this distance, but what describe if quite common in older homes like this. It is generally not terribly hard ...
This would be more properly called a suspended concrete slab. First thing to know - concrete is not waterproof and is unlikely to keep water ou...
You would need a qualified framing contractor or engineer to asses this. The cieling is very likely also a strctural component of the roof and wall...
your best bet is to simply follow the instructions available with the product when you purchase it. these are detailed and will back up any warrant...
First, it is always wise to separate wood from concrete. Codes cal for any structrual lumber to either be PT or to be separated with a membrane. So...
First, I doubt you could satisfactorily install with foam. it would only stick to the underlayment so the oinmly thing preventing wind from blowing...
I don't know about the code. Better building practice calls for housewrap or underlayment and Iwould not dream of building without it, but thousand...
Almost all drywall is gapped up slightly. Nothing whatsoever wrong with it. I would expect problems in a house with it fitting tighhtly at base. se...
The bonding agent in most latex paints IS a glue - polyvinyl acetate ( PVA) which is the same as carpenter's glue. A glossy finish can need some...
the peel n stick ice and water shield is a 'better' product for many things, but not totally necessary fro your roof, IMO. the Titanium would be...
some google research is in order for you. there are sites - I think that both Sherwin Williams, and Ben-moore have them - where you can upload a ph...