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11-17-19, 11:15 AM
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Posted By Catriderf7

Ill look into that, thanks

Ill look into that, thanks
11-16-19, 03:47 PM
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Posted By Catriderf7

I'd like to keep it open and keep the shelf for...

I'd like to keep it open and keep the shelf for storage like you mentioned. Just going to put the laundry down there and a utility sink I think. After looking at it more today I would like to just...
11-16-19, 08:22 AM
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Posted By Catriderf7

Here's a pic of what i'm talking about. ...

Here's a pic of what i'm talking about.

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11-16-19, 08:06 AM
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Posted By Catriderf7

Covering stone basement walls

Just cleaned out the basement on a house I am rehabbing and would like the basement to look a little nicer. The floor is fine and most of the basement is concrete or brick but this old section is...
01-06-18, 03:49 PM
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Posted By Catriderf7

How many bearing points for 20ft LVL?

I am currently having all floor joists, and interior walls replaced in a house due to age (sagging floors, rotted joists etc) I was told the only load on the interior walls is the ceiling joists...
10-16-17, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,466
Posted By Catriderf7

I haven't had great lighting up there but I am...

I haven't had great lighting up there but I am going to get up there this week now that most the ceiling is down, ill have to fight through layers of insulation to see, but that's what I am assuming...
10-16-17, 09:21 AM
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Posted By Catriderf7

Didnt think it was normal. Seems like a crazy...

Didnt think it was normal. Seems like a crazy stupid way to build in my opinion. Especially beacause the joists would be half as long if they went the opposite way Definitely a big job. Now the...
10-14-17, 01:26 PM
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Posted By Catriderf7

Load bearing exterior wall runs parallel to to ceilling joists

I bought a house a few months ago and am starting to gut it now and realized a wall that is leaning out (pulling away from the house at the top) and needs to be pulled back or re built is running...
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Views: 3,644
Posted By Catriderf7

Cheaper Alternative to standard overhead garage doors?

Im trying to decide what type of door to go with. There was no door on the garage when I bought the house. The old door was an overhead that fell apart and garage just had a tarp closing it off....
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Views: 3,644
Posted By Catriderf7

Looks like those will work. Had to edit this, I...

Looks like those will work. Had to edit this, I read over the sizing a little too fast. Thats pricey but at least its something thatll work. Thanks
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Views: 3,644
Posted By Catriderf7

The reason is because the garage is an old, short...

The reason is because the garage is an old, short garage. If I put a standard overhead door on it ill loose too much height. and will be limited to only fitting cars in it. So I was trying to think...
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Views: 3,644
Posted By Catriderf7

Replacing garage door and bifold garage door hardware

I want to make a set of bifold garage doors. 16ft wide x 6ft 6inches tall. Just like a bifold closet door with two 4ft wide doors on each side. Anyone know where I could get the hardware to use for...
06-08-17, 06:27 PM
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Posted By Catriderf7

Building a shed

I bought a house which has a 14ft long wheelchair ramp. I dont need the ramp so Im removing it. It has a nicely built heavy, shingled roof over it that Im going to use for a shed. Im thinking studs...
05-02-17, 10:05 PM
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Views: 1,628
Posted By Catriderf7

Removing ceiling joists in old house

Im currently remodeling a small house (515 sq ft) that was built in the 1940s. Previous owner started the remodel, got bored with it and I ended up buying it. He was hanging drywall over drywall on...
09-11-15, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,155
Posted By Catriderf7

Maybe ill just double up the plastic and leave...

Maybe ill just double up the plastic and leave the roof unfiinished. Unless I can find some lighter weight paneling to put up there. Thanks guys
09-10-15, 09:38 PM
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Views: 8,155
Posted By Catriderf7

The pictures were taken from a random area in...

The pictures were taken from a random area in about the middle of the garage so your seeing less than half of it the other half is obviously behind me. The wall you see in the pic straight ahead is...
09-10-15, 05:51 PM
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Views: 8,155
Posted By Catriderf7

I guess the other option I was considering is...

I guess the other option I was considering is putting insulation/drywall on the ceiling running up to the peak on the 24" on center boards? Although id lose more heat opening up the ceiling that much
09-10-15, 05:46 PM
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Views: 8,155
Posted By Catriderf7

We get plenty of snow, I live in southern WI. The...

We get plenty of snow, I live in southern WI. The roof is shingled. The way it looks with the way the roof supporting 2x6s are tied together at the peak, i imagine they are what carries the load to...
09-10-15, 05:33 PM
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Views: 8,155
Posted By Catriderf7

The roof is also 2x6 every 24" 55928

The roof is also 2x6 every 24"

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09-10-15, 05:27 PM
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Views: 8,155
Posted By Catriderf7

It all looks professional to me as far as cuts...

It all looks professional to me as far as cuts go. (compared to some of the remodeling work inside the house)

But they are just 2x6s 12ft end to end is what you are looking at in the pic. and then...
09-10-15, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,155
Posted By Catriderf7

I know I could just ad 2x4 framing in between to...

I know I could just ad 2x4 framing in between to create a surface to screw into but what im wondering is if the weight of the drywall hanging from it is too much for this lightweight construction?
09-10-15, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,155
Posted By Catriderf7

Can 48" OC truss support drywall?

So I insulated my Garage last winter when I bought my house. I put up plastic sheeting on the ceilling to help hold heat in. I was planning to finish the walls/ceiling soon here with drywall, but...
Replies: 3
Views: 859
Posted By Catriderf7

Ill check that once I get out there. Maybe the...

Ill check that once I get out there. Maybe the oil is filled with gas. seems more likely to me that a blown head gasket would leak continuously
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Views: 859
Posted By Catriderf7

Craftsman riding mower blowing smoke

Engine is a 17.5HP OHV. This lawnmower will start up and idle fine for about 30seconds and then it almost dies, and blows a ton of smoke out. It will repeat this cycle over and over again. At first I...
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Views: 1,460
Posted By Catriderf7

No neutral to hook up to exhaust fan timer

I have a timer switch id like to install on our bathroom exhaust fan. Problem is at the location of the switch the wiring is just a switch loop. Black is hot, when the switch is flipped it gives...
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