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Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 05-31-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 21,972
Posted By Windwash
Looks like a vinyl sider's dream :laughing: ...

Looks like a vinyl sider's dream :laughing:

I agree with RRK.....call a garage door company and see what they can do. Usually the installers can tweak a few more inches from the specs as well.
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Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,615
Posted By Windwash
If this is not normal than bill for it. I'm...

If this is not normal than bill for it. I'm assuming you are out east and not in Snowmass, Park City, telluride, etc.

If it had rained 12 " in a few days and washed out the driveway and flooded...
Forum: Framing 01-28-2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,975
Posted By Windwash
So let me get this straight. If 5-7 guys want to...

So let me get this straight. If 5-7 guys want to talk about installing a header in fairly small house in a fairly straight forward manner with no swearing, name calling or other behavior that would...
Forum: Framing 01-28-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,975
Posted By Windwash
I'm sure I'm not in his builder's budget

I'm sure I'm not in his builder's budget
Forum: Framing 01-28-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,975
Posted By Windwash
Yes, you should be a least competent at header...

Yes, you should be a least competent at header installation if you are going to bid/do the work. Here's the deal with engineers. Unless you have the experience to question that some thing is...
Forum: Framing 01-28-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,975
Posted By Windwash
Yes, you are correct. I was looking at it...

Yes, you are correct. I was looking at it differently because it's so close to me. This roof is likely 10 miles from my house and the same builder in the 60's. 4/12 pitch, 25 ' span, 3' distance...
Forum: Framing 01-28-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,975
Posted By Windwash
I speak jive. I may be wrong but I read it...

I speak jive.

I may be wrong but I read it as a hand framed roof on a one story ranch house that has a load bearing wall down the middle but only carrying ceiling loads. No struts braces, kickers,...
Forum: Drywall 01-28-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,905
Posted By Windwash
Durabond hot mud, not easy sand for tape coat. ...

Durabond hot mud, not easy sand for tape coat.

What is the reason for framing it down? In the pics it looks like a good candidate for an overlay of 1/2" or 5/8" with 2" screws. By the time the...
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,897
Posted By Windwash
What is HA?

What is HA?
Forum: General Discussion 12-23-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,771
Posted By Windwash
I'm not sure what the problem is. They asked him...

I'm not sure what the problem is. They asked him for a price and he gave them one and they can take it or leave it. He may be very busy or have lots of overhead or may just like making lots of money....
Forum: Decks & Fencing 10-21-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,419
Posted By Windwash
I'm not arguing with it, just thought it might...

I'm not arguing with it, just thought it might interest some. I'm sure the hanger nails are into the rim as the rotten masonite siding and 1" of foam sheathing aren't going to do much to hold it up.
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,314
Posted By Windwash
Robie: I clicked on your highlighted "donate"...

Robie: I clicked on your highlighted "donate" button to see how it worked and then went to my account to see how many points I had that I could donate and it said I had already donated 600 points...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,272
Posted By Windwash
I think its always good advice to trust your...

I think its always good advice to trust your initial gut feeling if you have plenty of work in the pipeline but you seem to be mainly on the fence about this job because of what she says about other...
Forum: Business 08-25-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,638
Posted By Windwash
Reminds me of a line I heard somewhere. What are...

Reminds me of a line I heard somewhere. What are the four most expensive words in remodeling: "While we're at it". :laughing:
Forum: Framing 07-28-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,374
Posted By Windwash
I don't have a 1" standoff solution for a 12x12...

I don't have a 1" standoff solution for a 12x12 post other than custom, but I doubt that the grout fix is going to pass either as it will wick moisture from the slab up into the timber post. The...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 07-02-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,255
Posted By Windwash
I have a Kushlan 3/4 hp wheelbarrow type which...

I have a Kushlan 3/4 hp wheelbarrow type which looks like the second one on your list except mine is orange and that one is blue. The Kushlan are what are at the Home Depot rentals around here carry...
Forum: Business 07-01-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,226
Posted By Windwash
The itemized invoices and the bank not paying...

The itemized invoices and the bank not paying sounds fishy to me. I wonder what kind of loan they have that the bank doesn't require any more documentation than Draw 1 and Draw 2?

In my very...
Forum: Architecture & Design 05-13-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,266
Posted By Windwash
Are they framed already? My mind wants to see...

Are they framed already? My mind wants to see them all going in the same direction but it may take a lot of blocking or some odd looking framing to keep everything at 12" OC.

Heres one we...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 05-12-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,185
Posted By Windwash
Not sure what depth is acceptable and even if you...

Not sure what depth is acceptable and even if you get it perfect there is the chance that the studs will dry out and bow anyway. I would spend most of your time on the walls with large areas of...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 05-05-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,837
Posted By Windwash
I get to see this Radiance Rail almost every...

I get to see this Radiance Rail almost every summer since I built it for a neighbor. I think its 7 years old now and although I'm sure its faded to some degree, it still looks black. Here's a pic at...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 04-23-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,191
Posted By Windwash
Window flashing tape failure?

We replaced a window during a kitchen remodel last summer and the original flashing tape from when the house was built in 2003 was toast. The tape was cracked all the way through in spots at the line...
Forum: Masonry 03-10-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,804
Posted By Windwash
Yes

Yes
Forum: Remodeling 03-08-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,888
Posted By Windwash
What kind of floor do they want to have? If slab,...

What kind of floor do they want to have? If slab, then you will need a perimeter frost footing all the way around under the outside edge of the slab. If wood or composite floor then you will have...
Forum: Business 03-07-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,735
Posted By Windwash
If the certified letter is from the IRS regarding...

If the certified letter is from the IRS regarding a levy of your bank account and you don't pick it up it doesn't stop them from levying your bank account.
Forum: Framing 03-07-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,019
Posted By Windwash
Maybe use larger joists that don't deflect as...

Maybe use larger joists that don't deflect as much? What is the current joist size and span?
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