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  1. General Discussion
    Hello, First post here. I am currently turning a pole barn into a home with my wife and children. We are finishing a 14' x 60' area to begin with to be temporary living while we work on the upstairs 40x60 area. The area we are working on first (temporary room) is a lean to section attached to...
  2. Framing
    I’m converting my garage into a workshop. It has a hipped roof which was constructed over a 100 years ago. I was hoping to lengthen/lower the collar ties In order to hang lights and support dust collection as it crosses the space but I’m worried I’ll wreck the ceiling. After installing new ties...
  3. Drywall
    I needed some advice on what this may be an indicator of and if it is something that needs to be addressed vs something normal that can be ignored. For some background, I have absolutely no experience in this field. The house was built in 2008 and we bought it in 2016. The previous owner did a...
  4. Drywall
    My wife and I bought this house about 8 years ago.it was built in 1964. the ceiling was discolored and had holes in it. I decided to cover it with Styrofoam ceiling tile. Horrible idea. I want flat cielings, so I decided to start taking the tiles down, but the power grab caulk i used is taking...
  5. Painting & Finish Work
    Hello everybody. I am painting a drywall ceiling and cannot get it to look right (free of lap marks), and was hoping for some advice. I'm using Behr PP eggshell (customer's preference), with a few ounces of flotrol stirred in, and Purdy Rollers. I've painted the ceiling several times now to...
  6. Concrete & Paving
    Howdy All, I'm doing a remodel on an apartment building with concrete ceilings. I am looking for a product that I can prime the concrete with and then use hot mud to level out the ceiling. Any advice would be appreciated.
  7. General Discussion
    This job is pop top adding a master suite, master bath, walk-in cl. Approx $150 per sq foot project. The The master bedroom ceiling was supposed to have a tray ceiling. Trusses were ordered incorrectly. 2' off center to the master bedroom. Pretty much making the tray unusable since it doesn't...
  8. New Member Introductions
    Just wanted introduce ourselves. We are a small contracting company who does not think we are small. We are ambitious and ready for any challenge. We have worked with international clients and well as the small local companies. We specialize in wood and metal framing, drywall, rough and finish...
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