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Do you mean use the hangers to fasten the rafter...

Do you mean use the hangers to fasten the rafter tails to the fascia or the patio rafter to the ledger? ie which side of the fascia do I install it?
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How to fix a covered patio improperly attached to the fascia board? See pictures

When I bought my home, the inspection report raised the issue that the covered patio, which extends from the eve overhang of the roof, is attached to the fascia board. After some research I found...
04-29-20, 07:58 PM
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Your right, there is 0 ohms resistance between Y...

Your right, there is 0 ohms resistance between Y and C going up to the condenser. So does that mean the wires are somehow touching between the furnace and ac?
04-27-20, 09:30 PM
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Anyone? know if there should be continuity...

Anyone? know if there should be continuity between c and y?
04-27-20, 08:21 PM
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Continuity between Y and C wires

My AC unit is not receiving the 24V needed to engage the contactor. The fan and heater are both okay. The transformer on the air handler is also providing the correct voltage to the control board....
09-20-18, 02:54 PM
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Is a sill seal membrane needed if sill plate is pressure treated lumber?

I did not install a sill seal membrane between the concrete foundation and the pressure treated sill plate. I know PT lumber resists rot caused by moisture and is rated for ground contact, so...
09-20-18, 02:47 PM
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Does the sill (bottom) side of vinyl window in stucco wall need casing bead?

I know that a casing bead is supposed to be installed 3/8in from the window edges when installing windows in a stucco wall due to stucco expanding in hot weather. I can see why this is necessary for...
08-24-18, 01:43 PM
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Does LA county code allow using 2x4 to extend existing roof by 7 feet?

The back of our house is shaped like a square U, , and we are building a mudroom in between connecting the two sides of the house. Once we complete the foundation and framing of the wall, next is to...
03-06-18, 12:26 PM
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Patching stucco around newly installed vinyl window

I have 6 windows that have been installed properly, and now I have to patch the stucco. I would like to know each layer I need to install, from the window flashing to the final coat of stucco. I am...
01-20-18, 02:17 PM
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What are the energy requirements in California for new windows?

Things like u-factor, solar gain, etc. In other words, the specs that you see on the label of a new window. If more location info is needed, my location is in Los Angeles County.
11-30-17, 03:57 PM
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Which one is it? local building inspector, county...

Which one is it? local building inspector, county department, or city department?
11-30-17, 03:46 PM
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Building code requirments for an entry door between house and garage?

I would like to install an entry door in a wall that currently separates my garage and the hallway of my house. My concern is how do I find out how to install the door so that it meets all building...
11-02-17, 01:17 PM
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Whats the difference between stucco base coat and stucco mix?

I replaced the windows at my house with stucco siding, and need to now patch the stucco around the windows.

When I went to Home Depot, I saw a lot of 80lb bags of stucco "base coat" that cost...
06-26-17, 02:16 PM
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No way to do it without cutting the walls? I dont...

No way to do it without cutting the walls? I dont want to have to cut the walls to find the rough opening measurments, then leave it like that for a couple days while I go get the necessary materials.
06-26-17, 12:33 PM
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Use stud finder to find the header and sill plate of existing shimmed window?

I am replacing old wooden single hung windows in my home. The problem is, I have already replaced a few and have noticed that these old windows have been shimmed so that the rough openings are...
05-15-17, 04:41 PM
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So do I frame the opening using the Rough Opening...

So do I frame the opening using the Rough Opening size (35.875 in. x 51.75 in.) or nominal size? I really want to have nominal size.
05-15-17, 04:32 PM
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Please explain to me Actual, Nominal, and Standard Size in window specs.

I ordered a nail flange window from American Craftsman 50 series via home depot. I am trying to frame my rough opening ahead of time. But I am very confused as to the dimensions. I assumed when I...
04-21-17, 04:26 PM
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Posted By anra321

So that mean's I cant cut the nail flange off and...

So that mean's I cant cut the nail flange off and drill screw holes?
04-21-17, 03:44 PM
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Posted By anra321

The only question I have about drilling holes...

The only question I have about drilling holes through the frame and screwing it to the existing jambs. Wont that cause the screw heads to protrude in the inside of the frame, causing the windows not...
04-21-17, 01:31 PM
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Good idea! Yes the window does in fact fit into...

Good idea! Yes the window does in fact fit into the frame. That is how I measured the rough opening when I bought it.
04-18-17, 04:44 PM
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Posted By anra321

What is an OSB? I dont want to remove the old...

What is an OSB? I dont want to remove the old frame, but am willing to if it is best to do so.
04-18-17, 04:41 PM
04-18-17, 02:36 PM
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Posted By anra321

Installing nail flange window in opening with sloped sill thats not flush

I am installing a nail flange window and am wondering what to do about the old window sill. It is sloped at an angle towards the exterior and on the exterior side of the wall it protrudes 1 inch from...
04-18-17, 02:14 PM
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Do I have to remove the old window jambs when installing new nail flange window?

I am in the process of replacing an old single hung window with a new nail flange dual pane window. I have removed the old window but I do not know if I need to remove the 1 inch thick wood jamb...
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