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So, I just got back from the municipal complex...

So, I just got back from the municipal complex and now I am really confused. I have been sifting through these IRC codes for a week, and now the deck package that the township gave me had only 2...
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Thank you guys, I am headed to the municipal...

Thank you guys, I am headed to the municipal complex tomorrow to inquire further. My township requires 3 separate inspections, footings, after framing, and final, and has adopted IRC 2015 codes. I...
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Building inspection process for a deck?

Hello all, I am in the final stages of designing a deck for my house using the IRC 2012 guide (some changes to 2015 IRC), and am about to submit for permits. This is the first time I have had to deal...
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Thank you guys. I have ditched the freestanding...

Thank you guys. I have ditched the freestanding design and have now begun CADing up plans for a deck with a ledger attachment. Given the 17' depth I am still doing 2 rows of footings for 2 beams to...
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My aversion initially was my fear of doing damage...

My aversion initially was my fear of doing damage to the house if the deck were to shift. It's a 60 year old house and I didn't want to disturb it. Another reason was that I am not quite ready to...
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Am I correct in saying that if the maximum...

Am I correct in saying that if the maximum cantilever is L/4, and the footing distance from the house is 5ft, than in order to maintain both of those codes, the beam would need to be 20ft long? Am I...
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Freestanding deck footers and attachment

Hello all, I am planning on building a deck on the back of my single story 50's ranch in New Jersey. The deck will be quite low, being that it is a single story ranch on a level grade, however it...
08-15-15, 04:43 PM
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Dry basement precautions before finishing?

Hello guys, I am in the planning stages of finishing a portion of my basement. It is a 1950's ranch cinder block foundation, and there has yet to be any water issues. I will be taking the usual route...
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Finishing engineered ceiling beams.... Advice

Hello all, this is my first post, and I thank you for the help ahead of time. I am in need of some advice concerning the finishing of the engineered beams that I am installing in the ceiling of my...
03-30-13, 06:42 PM
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Thank you XSleeper, the kitchen wall (knee...

Thank you XSleeper, the kitchen wall (knee wall/load bearing wall) carries down through basement to the foundation. I tried to do the best I could to illustrate the ceiling framing in the diagram,...
03-30-13, 05:25 PM
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Thank you, I will certainly look into those...

Thank you, I will certainly look into those services. There is only one "load bearing" wall being removed from the space, and the load it is bearing is the ceiling joists. This is ranch house with no...
03-30-13, 04:51 PM
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Creating a "vaulted" living room ceiling.....

Hello, I am in the preliminary stages of a ranch home remodel, and am interested in enlarging my living and raising the ceiling joists to create higher ceilings. Below is a quick layout of the house...
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Furnace/Water Heater vent relocation.....

Hello all, I am removing an interior wall from my living room, and need a little advice concerning the chimney that runs within it. It is a ranch house and the furnace and hot water heater in the...
03-04-13, 09:27 PM
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I know this has been gone through a number of...

I know this has been gone through a number of times, but what is the preferred method to insulate cathedral ceilings?

-I have read to instead fiberglass batt with an air gap behind to allow for...
03-04-13, 08:41 PM
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Thanks all, the reason I mentioned that there was...

Thanks all, the reason I mentioned that there was not too much of a cost concern, is because there will be no labor costs. Most of the family is involved in construction in one form or another,...
03-02-13, 08:58 PM
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Cathedral Cieling.....

Hello all, I would like to liven up my living room by adding a cathedral or vaulted cieling. I have not yet been into the attic, to verify if it is a rafter or truss roof, as I have not moved in yet,...
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That is a clever idea using water, and I might...

That is a clever idea using water, and I might try that on a few practice boards. I may try to find some torn out boards from a job site, and try to work with some techniques before taking it to my...
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Thanks all, it looks like I will need to do more...

Thanks all, it looks like I will need to do more research on this subject. Being that I am used to working within the limits of metal, finishings are new to me. Stains, dyes, oils, scraping, grains,...
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Oak floor finishing techniques....Unique ideas, processes, finishes, esc....

Hello all, I have recently purchased my first home, and I am interested in updating the look of the wood floors. They are your typical thin plank White Oak floor and actually in decent condition,...
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