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08-16-18, 11:03 AM
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Posted By Hader

Thank you for responding Pilot Dane. There...

Thank you for responding Pilot Dane.

There are other reasons that we will need the 2x6 maybe even 2x8. The wall thickness will increase as we are planing to add another 1” of rigid foam...
08-16-18, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Hader

1935 home window replacment.

We are remodeling a 1935 Home.
The current windows are as illustrated on the right.

Would like to ask your input about the planed window frame rebuild as illustrated on the left.

Does anyone...
02-11-18, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By Hader

We are still working on adding some temporary...

We are still working on adding some temporary supports + left under 3 of the beams. About 1/8” every 1 or 2 days.

The following is for the benefit of others that may find this thread of interest....
02-04-18, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By Hader

We've decided to just add some temporary support...

We've decided to just add some temporary support made of 2x12 pavers and treated lumber, till we make a decision on the permanent ones.

Thank you to all for your suggestions!
02-02-18, 06:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By Hader

I don't have photos yet. This is how one of the...

I don't have photos yet.
This is how one of the existing supports looks like. This was the only one added as a repair.
01-30-18, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By Hader

Back to the drawing board! The plan for the...

Back to the drawing board!
The plan for the Steel Jacks will not work. We found that we only have about 14" between ground and beams.
I'll update when i get a chance to crawl under the house again.
01-20-18, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By Hader

Let’s see what y’all think of this! With...

Let’s see what y’all think of this!

With much appreciation of Marq1, house flipper & Tolyn Ironhand suggestions, we came up with this:

2 or more 2x12x12 concrete pavers as footing.
1 EPDM...
01-20-18, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By Hader

Tolyn Ironhand, The idea was to build up the...

Tolyn Ironhand,

The idea was to build up the beams out of 2x6 in place (as shown in the 1st photo). That would be easier to maneuver around in such limited space.
Your idea that jacking the...
01-20-18, 05:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By Hader

Marq1 & house flipper, You have given me a...

Marq1 & house flipper,

You have given me a lot to consider. I'll need to think about my limited options, and how to proceed. It looks like we'll have to hire someone to maneuver the 8" blocks or...
01-19-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By Hader

89783Hello Marq1, Thank you for your reply. ...

89783Hello Marq1,
Thank you for your reply.
Under the main house area (24'x31'), there are 3 existing beams as shown in photo. We would like to add 4 more 24' beams.
Shrinkage of wood brings...
01-17-18, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,467
Posted By Hader

Adding floor beam (sagging floor).

Hello,
We just bought a 1935 house that needs some work.
The main issue is fixing a slightly sagging floor. The floor needs some beams (4) to be added.
Due to space limitations and a herniated...
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