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Forum: Framing 05-14-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By Tinstaafl
Getting lazy in your old age? :laughing: I...

Getting lazy in your old age? :laughing:

I get it, framing new from scratch is almost a Zen experience. Almost all of us would rather do that, at least for a while. But if you're into challenges,...
Forum: Framing 05-14-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 707
Posted By Tom M
Same thing, they keep a wall in line nice but...

Same thing, they keep a wall in line nice but other than supporting something under 10 ft you dont need them but its nice.
Forum: Framing 05-14-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 707
Posted By wallmaxx
-any wall over 10' tall is to be blocked,...

-any wall over 10' tall is to be blocked, preferably mid-span.

-any balloon framed wall shall be blocked for firestop at the floor joist. to prevent fire from getting into the floor system long...
Forum: Framing 05-13-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 707
Posted By griz
pretty much if it is not code required, fire...

pretty much if it is not code required, fire blocking etc, just for rigidity it is not done.

there is blocking for other applications that is common.

blocking for:

grab bars
towel bars...
Forum: Framing 05-11-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By MarkJames
s.

Line them up flush for the wall surface side and nail away. Or use structural screws.
Forum: Framing 05-11-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By greg24k
Build a soffit around the ducts and put a wall...

Build a soffit around the ducts and put a wall under the soffit, fast and easy and you get a nice finish.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 04-26-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 673
Posted By Fishindude
Commercial and industrial is all I've ever done,...

Commercial and industrial is all I've ever done, make yourself very familiar with the plans and specs and bid accordingly.

Best piece of advice I could give you is to create some type of sign off...
Forum: HVAC 04-15-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Tinstaafl
It's a lot harder to straighten a piece of metal...

It's a lot harder to straighten a piece of metal than to bend it. They'll be fine.
Forum: HVAC 04-15-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Randy Bush
Why don't you just leave the brackets straight...

Why don't you just leave the brackets straight and refasten on the sides, then would never have worry about it.
Forum: Roofing 04-04-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By Randy Bush
Anymore when residing I don't run the siding down...

Anymore when residing I don't run the siding down to the roof like that , but rather leave it up 1" or so. Is code in a lot of areas and allows the water to drain away more.
Forum: Roofing 04-04-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By AustinDB
knowing that the vinyl will expand/contract, I'll...

knowing that the vinyl will expand/contract, I'll nail two nails into one of the openings so it can't move at that point (only in the opposite direction). hope that makes sense.
Forum: Roofing 04-02-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By Mr Latone
I am not much for spending time on "maybe" it'll...

I am not much for spending time on "maybe" it'll fix it fixes.


Take the siding off the back and the side. Take off enough shingles to facilitate new flashing in the corner while ensuring that...
Forum: Roofing 04-01-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By Tinstaafl
Normally it would butt into the corner trim...

Normally it would butt into the corner trim rather than extend alongside it. It's only decorative in most cases, though they may have used it there instead of starter strip to keep the bottom of the...
Forum: Roofing 04-01-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By A&E Exteriors
Bigger picture would be helpful. Anyway SOP...

Bigger picture would be helpful.

Anyway SOP in the given situation is to remove the siding. And remove the roofing around it as well. That's the only way to inspect and replace the flashing.

I...
Forum: Framing 03-31-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 573
Posted By Rio
Here's some good information on what one can do...

Here's some good information on what one can do to reuse a N95 mask


Attention Nurses, Doctors, First Responders, Healthcare Providers, and Anyone Reusing an N95 Mask or Making One:

I ...
Forum: Framing 03-29-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 573
Posted By META
The virus is a protein molecule covered in...

The virus is a protein molecule covered in lipid/fat.

UV/ sunlight, heat, high proof alcohol, and soaps break down the lipid layer and destroy the protein.

If you're touching wood you...
Forum: Framing 03-29-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 573
Posted By VinylHanger
I was wondering the same thing. I wonder if PT...

I was wondering the same thing. I wonder if PT is different.

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Forum: Landscaping 03-23-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By hdavis
Amaze, preen, portrait, each for specific...

Amaze, preen, portrait, each for specific situations.

You don't know the right one if you don't know what the weeds are. Probably amaze.
Forum: Landscaping 03-23-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By pinwheel
Are you fighting grasses, or annual weeds? If...

Are you fighting grasses, or annual weeds? If grasses, there's plenty of grass select options. Clethodim can be sprayed right in the beds & will only kill the grasses, so long as you don't have...
Forum: Insulation 03-15-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By Tom M
https://www.lowes.com/pd/Dow-STYROFOAM-R-0-22-9-sq...

https://www.lowes.com/pd/Dow-STYROFOAM-R-0-22-9-sq-ft-Unfaced-Polystyrene-Roll-Insulation-5-5-in-W-x-50-ft-L/50071521?cm_mmc=shp-_-c-_-prd-_-lbm-_-google-_-lia-_-102-_-sheetinsulationandaccessories-_-...
Forum: Carpentry 03-14-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,086
Posted By Patrickstew
https://www.hilti.com/content/hilti/W1/US/en/servi...

https://www.hilti.com/content/hilti/W1/US/en/services/fasteners-firestop-strut/concrete-anchors.html


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Forum: Insulation 03-13-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By Tom M
Just do unfaced. I would use sill deal under the...

Just do unfaced. I would use sill deal under the plates to reduce vibration there to. You can use homosote and rock over it.
Forum: Carpentry 03-07-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,086
Posted By META
Bottom plates on partition walls have minimal...

Bottom plates on partition walls have minimal uplift, if at all. Fasteners are there to secure the wall laterally. A bead of adhesive on the bottom plate will help minimize movement and/or noise from...
Forum: Carpentry 03-06-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,086
I used to have trouble with just about every...

I used to have trouble with just about every brand of concrete screw, until I developed a system for it.

I overdrill by a good half inch. Then, run the bit in and out many times, but without...
Forum: Carpentry 03-06-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,086
Posted By tjbnwi
Blow out the hole with compressed air, have the...

Blow out the hole with compressed air, have the vacuum hose next to the hole as you do this. Wear a dust mask (if you can find one). The vacuum itself will not properly evacuate the hole.

Tom
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