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  1. Framing
    I am building a yacht club in alberta canada. It is a wood frame, commercial building. The question i have is in regards to the fire code at the stairwell from main floor to basement. I know that fire rated drywall has to be installed on the stairwell without being broken by the stairs. my...
  2. General Discussion
    hello: maybe someone can help me.:clap: I need to get into compliance an existing 1 hour UL fire rated wall. The wall was made out with 6",20 gauge studs [email protected] 5/8" drywall 1 X on each side, 5" insulation. I been told by engineers to add 2- 5/8" on each side but I need to put in the PLANS...
  3. Remodeling
    I'm new to contracting, and I've looked at the residential specialty code, and I'm still not clear... I am working on a house with a walk-in closet that was added to a master bedroom by popping out into the garage. The closet is fully sheetrocked inside, and on on the outside (from the garage)...
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