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Forum: Concrete & Paving 08-15-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,012
Posted By house bldr
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: Concrete & Paving 07-31-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,713
Posted By house bldr
Instead of a core drill how about welding plates...

Instead of a core drill how about welding plates to the bottom of the posts and surface mounting them? I have a 10' b-ball goal in my drive for several years mounted like that with no issues.
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 07-29-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,991
Posted By house bldr
looks very much like the anderson tribeca hardware

looks very much like the anderson tribeca hardware
Forum: Roofing 07-26-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,381
Posted By house bldr
Thats what I thought but was told its common...

Thats what I thought but was told its common practice to reuse them.(by the adjuster)Not having much experience with them myself I just wanted some professional opinions,Thanks!
Forum: Construction 07-25-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,758
Posted By house bldr
The proper way to do it is to flash from up under...

The proper way to do it is to flash from up under the window,or nail flange if it has one,down over the next full row of siding under the window,bringing the water back out on top of the siding
Forum: Roofing 07-25-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,381
Posted By house bldr
It is the plastic frame,think they come in 3'...

It is the plastic frame,think they come in 3' sections? then nail ridge cap to the plastic frame.I don't have a problem with the r&r,just not sure if the plastic frame can or should be reused!Thanks!
Forum: Roofing 07-24-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,381
Posted By house bldr
re-use vented ridge?

vented ridge is not all that common around here so I haven't worked with it much but have an insurance job involving a reroof coming up.The adjuster didn't figure on replacing the vented ridge...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-21-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,046
Posted By house bldr
I made my oldest sons bed as one of my first...

I made my oldest sons bed as one of my first projects when I got into the business,used door hinges to fasten the rails to the head and foot boards,just pop the pins out to disassemble and move.Still...
Forum: Concrete & Paving 07-14-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 14,540
Posted By house bldr
First of all,2 days later is really to late to...

First of all,2 days later is really to late to cut concrete,problem is, any earlier and you will have minor chipping on the edges of the cut.You can keep it to a minimum by keeping the rpm down and...
Forum: Framing 06-20-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,866
Posted By house bldr
The drawing shows a raised wall height under the...

The drawing shows a raised wall height under the shed roofs, seems to me the overframing wouldn't work without some headers to carry the trusses past the bump outs loosing ceiling height.I'd stick...
Forum: Business 06-20-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,890
Posted By house bldr
You need to charge about time and a half what you...

You need to charge about time and a half what you are paying them just to break even.I try to get at least double what i'm paying in wages,If you can't make money on them there's no sense in having...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 06-06-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,190
Posted By house bldr
We pour our basements and while we prefer...

We pour our basements and while we prefer 24-30''for working room if it gets much bigger than that it makes it harder when setting forms and pouring such as reaching the top of the forms when...
Forum: Drafting & CAD Forum 05-22-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,189
Posted By house bldr
1 more for square!

1 more for square!
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 05-21-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,402
Posted By house bldr
Gonna be close, check with the window...

Gonna be close, check with the window manufacturer for net free opening.They can tell you if it meets egress.
Forum: Construction 05-12-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,203
Posted By house bldr
It is cracking on the wall tie line because the...

It is cracking on the wall tie line because the ties provide a slightly weaker spot in the concrete and the fact that they all line up provides a path for the crack to follow, similiar to a control...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 05-11-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,639
Posted By house bldr
Gate posts should be filled with concrete and a...

Gate posts should be filled with concrete and a rebar stuck down in it.(just make sure all the hardware is fastened on first before filling it)I usually even fill the line posts up to the first rail...
Forum: Commercial Construction 05-07-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,121
Posted By house bldr
Was it the top panel where the opener fastens?...

Was it the top panel where the opener fastens? Was there a truss bar (stiffener) attached?
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,898
Posted By house bldr
This is a no brainer ,but did you cover the...

This is a no brainer ,but did you cover the window wells to see if that stops the leak?I have never used it but they make a plastic channel that can be glued around the inside bottom perimeter of the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,503
Posted By house bldr
Couldn't you just cover the window with plastic...

Couldn't you just cover the window with plastic on the insde and install from the outside?I know it's easier from inside but with these new regs???
Forum: Concrete & Paving 05-01-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,417
Posted By house bldr
This will happen when you start the troweling...

This will happen when you start the troweling process to early,sealing the surface before water or air(if air entrained) can escape from the setting concrete.Sometimes a problem on a windy day when...
Forum: General Discussion 04-25-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,601
Posted By house bldr
Have you thought about spray foam insulation?For...

Have you thought about spray foam insulation?For the price of the foam board and fiberglass batts your probably getting in the ballpark price wise!
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-02-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,560
Posted By house bldr
The reason for no structure over a gas line is...

The reason for no structure over a gas line is because any leak would or could allow gas to leak into the structure creating deadly conditions.Not even an option IMO.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-02-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,560
Posted By house bldr
By code here you can't have an enclosed slab over...

By code here you can't have an enclosed slab over a gas line!
Forum: Framing 03-22-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 81,343
Posted By house bldr
Have you checked out ebay?They have a lot of them...

Have you checked out ebay?They have a lot of them in all price ranges many are by reputable companies that will provide shipping (additional cost) The IR you show looks nice enough but with that kind...
Forum: Framing 03-21-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 81,343
Posted By house bldr
I had to pay 1100 to have that shipped to me but...

I had to pay 1100 to have that shipped to me but probably saved about that much on sales tax, still well worth it! Not sure on the attachments but I think most are the same with a few oddballs out...
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