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Forum: Framing 06-22-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,713
Posted By Tom M
WTF is the matter with some of you. Let it go. ...

WTF is the matter with some of you. Let it go.
The guy noted how poor the framing he sees is and miss phrased it.

Who cares. Talk about beating a dead horse.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 06-14-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By hdavis
I imagine the engineer knows your soils better...

I imagine the engineer knows your soils better than we do. From the sounds of this, he's just trying to stabilize the underlying layer.

I guess it could work if you could do it fast enough to get...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 06-14-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By griz
maybe try a dewatering pit or two just outside...

maybe try a dewatering pit or two just outside your excavation.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 06-14-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Big Johnson
I’d continue the basement under the 4 season...

I’d continue the basement under the 4 season sunroom.

More space
No insulation or pest issue under the SR floor (more comfortable)
More cheap space
Not much added cost
Cheap square footage....
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 06-13-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By hdavis
Also, you can have differential settling rates,...

Also, you can have differential settling rates, but that usually isn't a big problem.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 06-13-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By hdavis
If it's enclosed like the top photo, you can...

If it's enclosed like the top photo, you can extend a full basement under it. If it isn't enclosed, you can do it as well, but it's more complicated.
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-30-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
That would be the height above sea level. How...

That would be the height above sea level. How they determine that I don't kow.
I don't know why they still do it that way etiher.
I would think that starting at some 0 point like the first floor...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 04-30-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Somewhere on that set of plans, should be a...

Somewhere on that set of plans, should be a benchmark, marked BM.

It'll have a number next to it, my guess is 900.00

And yes, feet and tenths/hundredths.

Why they started with 900, I have...
Forum: Framing 04-27-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By Caleb1989
Hire for quality, the framing job affects a lot...

Hire for quality, the framing job affects a lot of trades going forward.
Which sub always stacks studs/joists/truss all the way up?
Do they put a 5 degree pitch on window sills?
A dab of PL in...
Forum: Framing 04-27-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By KAP
It's your own home... think long-term... ...

It's your own home... think long-term... quality/flexibility versus three weeks is a minor consideration in the scheme of things... but three weeks earlier is certainly a cost/convenience...
Forum: Framing 04-26-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By Warren
Having a crew on site will allow you more...

Having a crew on site will allow you more flexibility to make changes on the fly. I guess it really depends on your temperament, and also how will you actually know the print. While I have never...
Forum: Framing 04-26-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By hdavis
Personally I wouldn't want the distraction for 6...

Personally I wouldn't want the distraction for 6 weeks during the busy time of the year.

The flip side is you'd get to evaluate an onsite crew you may be able to use in the future.
Forum: Framing 04-26-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 779
Posted By Stunt Carpenter
From the little I have worked with offsite framed...

From the little I have worked with offsite framed walls they are not the same quality as site framed houses. If itís your personal house I would steer away from them
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