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Posted By nelly42688

Yes, and it is to code, 16" OC, but the reason...

Yes, and it is to code, 16" OC, but the reason some people do 12" is to prevent a small amount of flex.
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Posted By nelly42688

I plan on cross bracing, but i dont know if i...

I plan on cross bracing, but i dont know if i should do the other side 12 OC or keep everything 16 OC
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Posted By nelly42688

So i screwed down 3 spare board of azek, its...

So i screwed down 3 spare board of azek, its about 85 out right now and if i stand directly in the middle, I feel a very slight bounce. I think I'll do the other side 12" OC but just leave this side...
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Posted By nelly42688

That is an old concrete patio, 5 posts (3 are on...

That is an old concrete patio, 5 posts (3 are on for the ledgerboard, which is already bolted to the foundation so its just for extra securement) are sitting on it with a bracket bolted into the...
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Posted By nelly42688

Thank you for the quick reply, I actually have a...

Thank you for the quick reply, I actually have a couple of pieces of azek decking im going to screw down tonight and test. Azek is a bit more narrow at 1 X 5.25"
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Posted By nelly42688

Composite decking joist spacing

Hey gents, another project underway for me. I am building a 20' X 20' deck and will be using composite decking (azek or timbertech) I framed one half of the deck 16" OC but after stumbling across...
08-02-17, 07:49 AM
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Posted By nelly42688

Ah I figured as such, I didn't want to assume...

Ah I figured as such, I didn't want to assume that I could just order these windows and slap them in. Ill pull off some trim this week and get some measurements of the rough.
08-02-17, 07:19 AM
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Posted By nelly42688

New windows

Need to replace windows, surprisingly, two of them still had the factory sticker on them.

Built 9/9/87
31 3/8 X 40 1/4

Installing a window is no problem, it is the exterior work that i'm...
09-19-16, 12:56 PM
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Posted By nelly42688

I appreciate the reply, I did the math and I am...

I appreciate the reply, I did the math and I am looking at $500 cost for additional insulation.
09-19-16, 08:45 AM
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Posted By nelly42688

basement insulation

Hey guys, so I put foam board up against the concrete walls, then framed behind that. Should I insulate cavities with fiberglass or leave empty?
03-21-16, 12:05 PM
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Posted By nelly42688

Yes, the TV studs will be have blocking as well. ...

Yes, the TV studs will be have blocking as well.

Talked to my electrician, wiring it is a pita but no problem. I will do everything else conventional.
03-21-16, 09:12 AM
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Posted By nelly42688

Oh boy, I really hope you don't put outlets every...

Oh boy, I really hope you don't put outlets every 6 feet.
6 foot rule is that no section of wall can be more than 6 feet from a receptacle not a receptacle every 6 feet. That means a receptacle...
03-21-16, 06:55 AM
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Posted By nelly42688

Framing on the flat

Hey guys, refinishing my basement and had some questions. Heres what I've done so far.

Interior French drain
New windows
Foam board insulation hung on the concrete walls.



Now onto...
01-13-16, 08:26 AM
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Posted By nelly42688

I will post when I get back home, It is not...

I will post when I get back home, It is not trimmed out yet, I was going to trim all the windows at once.


My idea for installing the window.

Leave the 3/4" high 2" concrete lip (on the bottom...
01-12-16, 10:16 AM
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Posted By nelly42688

Replacing basement windows set in concrete

Oh the joy! I did 1 window this past weekend and boy was it a nightmare but it raised a few questions If I can do it an easier way. Let me know your thoughts if there is an easier way?

Heres...
12-17-15, 10:25 AM
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Posted By nelly42688

I answered my own questions, I will foam board...

I answered my own questions, I will foam board the walls that are being drywalled and paint the walls that are bare.
12-17-15, 10:02 AM
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Posted By nelly42688

My basement hasn't had a musty smell since I've...

My basement hasn't had a musty smell since I've lived in it and with was partially finished, I thus ripped everything down and will be starting fresh. I don't get water often, the main reason I am...
12-17-15, 09:26 AM
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Posted By nelly42688

Basement upgrade questions

I am refinishing my basement this winter, raised ranch. I currently have an Interior French drain being installed first week in January.

With that being said, what type of insulation should I do?...
04-20-15, 09:57 AM
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Posted By nelly42688

You need to take it step by step. Pictures...

You need to take it step by step.

Pictures are worth a 1000 words, just saying :)

I was in the same situation as you are and learned A LOT doing so. Almost done. I am in MA as well so if you...
04-02-15, 07:08 AM
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Posted By nelly42688

Thanks guys, got some hard work ahead of me but I...

Thanks guys, got some hard work ahead of me but I feel confident. I wish I had a double meter since my water bill will sky rocket now :(
04-01-15, 11:10 AM
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Posted By nelly42688

If I water more than 15 minutes, there will/has...

If I water more than 15 minutes, there will/has been puddles of water all around the dirt, I can only imagine an hour long soak??

I assume you mean after I establish germination?
04-01-15, 10:23 AM
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Posted By nelly42688

Thanks guys, I sprayed most of these weeds in...

Thanks guys,
I sprayed most of these weeds in the fall and most died, I plan on raking them up when the snow melts and pull the big ones right out of the ground. I'll hit the small ones that I...
04-01-15, 08:35 AM
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Posted By nelly42688

Growing new grass

I am going to start working on my lawn in the next week or two and I need to grow some new grass. I had some fill and top soil added late spring last year and failed to get a good patch of grass down...
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Posted By nelly42688

I'm just going to get a roof shovel and just keep...

I'm just going to get a roof shovel and just keep up with that area every winter.

Any thoughts of adding a gutter to redirect the water off the overhang and feed it into my other gutter?
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Posted By nelly42688

Ok, will probably just buy this Frost King 12...

Ok, will probably just buy this
Frost King 12 ft. Water Pipe Heat Cable-HC12A - The Home Depot (http://www.homedepot.com/p/Frost-King-12-ft-Water-Pipe-Heat-Cable-HC12A/100032792)

and call it a...
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