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  1. Decks & Fencing
    I'm just finishing up with a 12'X12' Redwood Deck. Today, i cut in the stairs and began brainstorming the wheelchair ramp. I never realized how much a of healcut is on a 1:12 slope, until this afternoon... My dilemma is, i'm using 2X8X20' ConCom joist and the Inspector obviously said "no Way"...
  2. Plumbing
    There are 4 methods to create a barrier free shower for ...one is using a trench drain recessed into the floor. There are many considerations when implementing this solution, but from a plumbing standpoint, do you see a problem with the trench drain being the only drain in this shower? Also...
  3. Carpentry
    I have a client who wants to build a ramp down the side of their house, among other things, but I'm a little in the dark in regards to glitches, headaches, and appropriate design. I have information pertaining to slope that for a commercial application the ramp needs to be 1' in 12' pitch...
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