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02-05-09, 10:29 AM
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Posted By climber417

how do attach an image? im not sure how to do it...

how do attach an image? im not sure how to do it on this site is there a attach file section... maybe i can send it to your email and you can post it for others to comment on it...
02-03-09, 08:24 PM
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Posted By climber417

you live in a different area obviously but here...

you live in a different area obviously but here unless the span is crazy we use laminated beams to carry alot of our floors and ceilings they range from 4 to 7 $ a linear foot... I'll see if i can...
02-01-09, 02:52 PM
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Posted By climber417

ok the studs are treated for the first few feet...

ok the studs are treated for the first few feet thats cool we dont use those here... and the joist do look like I joists so depending on the depth or height of the joist the span can go like this......
02-01-09, 02:37 PM
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Posted By climber417

first i should ask if the walls running the...

first i should ask if the walls running the length of the basement were there before or did you put them up... if you put them up then chances are the joist depending on what they are 2x12 or I...
01-31-09, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By climber417

take the damn thing out its not load bearing and...

take the damn thing out its not load bearing and any carpenter knows it... bit i also know that we all need to cover our asses so just do it... especially if its only a 25' span thats barely a...
01-31-09, 10:11 PM
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Views: 8,935
Posted By climber417

if you dont want posts in the way of your space...

if you dont want posts in the way of your space and if yo have the means you can support the ceiling or floor joist with a 2x6 placed laterally on each side of desired wall measurement and support...
01-30-09, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,935
Posted By climber417

i personally would rather walk down into the...

i personally would rather walk down into the kitchen and have the office and bed rooms along the back wall with the bathroom close to them and then the great room to be adjacent to the kitchen with...
01-30-09, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By climber417

yes you can take that wall out! If it doesn't...

yes you can take that wall out! If it doesn't have a header above the door... you can look at all your trusses very close and determine if they are all identical and are structurally sounds and looks...
01-30-09, 03:21 PM
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Posted By climber417

depending on the length of the room i would use a...

depending on the length of the room i would use a string line if its over 8' and then if its in the crawl space id use screw jacks and put some 8x12 concrete block under them and just screw them out...
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Views: 1,333
Posted By climber417

absolutely not! moisture would destroy the...

absolutely not! moisture would destroy the decking underneath and definitely causing more cost in labor and material to do it again in 10 years and im sure it would start to smell with all that...
01-30-09, 06:42 AM
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Views: 3,850
Posted By climber417

yes you can fir down your existing header with...

yes you can fir down your existing header with whatever you want as long as you put studs from existing header to new 2x material to keep it tight to existing header....as long as nothing rest on or...
01-29-09, 10:36 PM
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Views: 822
Posted By climber417

i just saw that youre in canada... if you go out...

i just saw that youre in canada... if you go out 3' and 6' in or even 8' in you might want to use an enginered lumber like an laminated beam to allow for the heavy snow load I built a house i chicago...
01-29-09, 10:28 PM
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Posted By climber417

if you have 2x10's 16" oc you could go out 3' in...

if you have 2x10's 16" oc you could go out 3' in 6' just be sure to nail the new cantilever joists to the old ever 16" and in a 4 to 5 nail per row pattern... I know that we do 2' out and 4' in on...
01-29-09, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,850
Posted By climber417

taking into account that a 2x8 will free span...

taking into account that a 2x8 will free span over 12' and how much room you have to work with above the door I would do a 2x6 header with 1/2" ply wood glued and nailed between and depending on...
01-29-09, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By climber417

you could probably figure it like this 30 an hour...

you could probably figure it like this 30 an hour for the carpenter and 15 for the helper... thats what i charge in missouri so a grand sounds about right if it takes two days but i dont see it...
01-29-09, 09:36 PM
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Views: 902
Posted By climber417

oh lvl = laminated veneer lumber

oh lvl = laminated veneer lumber
01-29-09, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By climber417

It also depend if the flooring is torn up or if...

It also depend if the flooring is torn up or if you can get to the crawl space... I would try to use some lvl beams if the girders are 7 feet apart and put them every 2 feet just under where the bath...
01-28-09, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,637
Posted By climber417

I would think that you could just lay the wires...

I would think that you could just lay the wires in there but I'm not for sure if it was my place I'd tape them or tie them together but im not an electrician
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