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It's a 4-season room. The other side of the beam...

It's a 4-season room. The other side of the beam is sitting on a post on a triple 2x6 (just like the walls) with 40" span at that point. The calculations say it's good and I confirmed in some...
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Ridge Beam Support

Just curious on how you guys would support the house-end of this ridge beam. I don't want to add another big cross-beam between the two walls just to support the post under the ridge beam.

The...
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Question Porch Header Over Windows Question

Hi, on a 4-season, 13.5' x 14' (gable roof) I'm building, most of the walls are going to be windows. I was thinking of just having a post on the 2 outside corners, and a post in the middle of each...
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Question about 4 season orientation

I'm currently expanding the deck at my parents. The end of the expansion is going to be a 4 season room (14x14). 2x10 joists, sitting on a triple 2x12 beam, 12 feet away, with 1.5' overhang over...
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Do the lap joints have to lie over posts?

Do the lap joints have to lie over posts?
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OK. Why is that exactly, mechanically speaking? ...

OK. Why is that exactly, mechanically speaking? It seems like the span is the span, regardless of continuity. Just asking for my own understanding.

Thanks.
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I'm just talking about the middle part. Forget...

I'm just talking about the middle part. Forget the end. Does there have to be a split at each interior post, or can the beam be one long piece and go over multiple posts?
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Question Which deck beam configuration to use?

Of these 2 ways, does it matter which to use? I don't see anything describing any reasoning in the awc guide.

Thanks.
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I'm talking about the height of the posts, and...

I'm talking about the height of the posts, and the 11.25" dimension on the 2x12 beam.
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Pressure Treated Shrinkage

I'm expanding a deck that I built 2 years ago and am curious if I should add 3/16" to 1/4" to the cuts that would affect height so that after shrinkage everything will still line up. I could also...
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There has to be. I can't imagine seeing colored...

There has to be. I can't imagine seeing colored caulk against glass.
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Installing new shower... best clear caulk?

What's the best stuff to use to go around the glass panels / U-channel? I've only ever used dap and ge... are they good enough?

Thanks.
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The 200 unit puts out 4.8 gpm domestic hot water,...

The 200 unit puts out 4.8 gpm domestic hot water, the 150 3.7 and the 110, 2.6gpm. Maybe this is why he did it, who knows. Most new showerheads are restricted to 2.5gpm now unless you seek out a hi...
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Haha what information? I mentioned it all. ...

Haha what information? I mentioned it all. House is 1000 sqft. Baseboard as I said.
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Question Boiler too big?

My friend recently had his oil / steam / standalone tank replaced with gas / baseboard / combi. House is 2 floor, 1000 sqft, 2 zones. Before this all started, I gave him the Slantfin sw and told...
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Where to get replacement shower door / panels?

I've looked online quite a bit and can't anything. Where would I get something like this, if I wanted to replace this door or panels in this shower? Some parts on the door are getting corroded and...
10-25-18, 04:04 PM
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So the TT terminals get 24V, and thermostat is...

So the TT terminals get 24V, and thermostat is just breaking the connection to the TT terminals?
10-25-18, 03:13 PM
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Question Oil furnace TT wire

Where does the TT burner wire connect to on this transformer / relay box?
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Yeah makes sense. Thanks.

Yeah makes sense. Thanks.
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But the only thing that matters is boiler on-time...

But the only thing that matters is boiler on-time when we're talking about money. I'm just trying to understand how the boiler would run less with a tank.
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Tankless coil vs. Indirect

I keep hearing / seeing online people say how inefficient a tankless coil is compared to an indirect tank. But it seems to me that they wouldn't cost much difference to operate. Ignore the upfront...
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Replaced the coil last night. I see what you...

Replaced the coil last night. I see what you mean about the threaded well. The probe well looked pretty clean, but the boiler doesn't overheat anymore, so I'm not sure how a new coil fixed that. ...
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I get that, but in this case it is in the coil,...

I get that, but in this case it is in the coil, so to fix a probe well issue, don't you have to replace the coil?
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