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01-11-17, 06:50 AM
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Posted By f1sherman

Help me identify door manufacturer

I have a couple of steel exterior doors that I haven't been able to identify the manufacturer for. They both have "VIRGINIA" with an indecipherable logo stamped on the middle hinge. I've attached...
04-17-16, 03:54 PM
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Posted By f1sherman

There is a pic in this post: ...

There is a pic in this post:
http://www.doityourself.com/forum/framing-flooring-sub-flooring/564479-replacing-block-under-interior-support-post.html#post2524793
04-17-16, 02:52 PM
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Posted By f1sherman

Interestingly, I think there actually is one of...

Interestingly, I think there actually is one of these just a few feet (on the same footer) from the post I'm working on. In this room there are 2 wooden posts on blocks and each of those has 2...
04-17-16, 12:21 PM
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Posted By f1sherman

The pic I posted earlier seems to be broken. Here...

The pic I posted earlier seems to be broken. Here is another pic of the post with the block underneath it (and footing below that).

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04-17-16, 12:12 PM
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Posted By f1sherman

Maybe it would be better to use a Jack Post like...

Maybe it would be better to use a Jack Post like this instead of the bottle jack?

Tiger Brand Super S Series 3 ft. Jack Post-J-S-36 - The Home Depot...
04-17-16, 08:32 AM
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Posted By f1sherman

Thanks! What is the best way to fasten the post...

Thanks! What is the best way to fasten the post to the bottle jack? Bottle jacks just have a small circular plate on the lifting surface so I'm not sure how I would make that work. Should I use a...
04-17-16, 08:17 AM
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Posted By f1sherman

I forgot to mention that there is a footing...

I forgot to mention that there is a footing underneath the blocks. The blocks sit on top of the footing and the post sits on top of the blocks.

[EDIT] Here is a pic

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04-17-16, 06:26 AM
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Posted By f1sherman

Replacing block under interior support post

When I had my home inspected before purchase the inspector noted that a block under one of the interior support posts in my crawl space is cracked and in need of replacement. I measured the blocks...
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