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Posted By barlav

So I've decided to reproduce something like...

So I've decided to reproduce something like http://cdn.oneprojectcloser.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/door-trim-sitting-over-wood-floors.jpg
I yanked up the last board of the existing floor and...
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Posted By barlav

Thanks for the tips. Yup, it looks like the board...

Thanks for the tips. Yup, it looks like the board is missing the tongue. My current plan is to do as you suggest with a biscuit joiner. I am going to rip about 3/4" off a board that will fit in the...
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Posted By barlav

Thanks for the info! The last board in the...

Thanks for the info! The last board in the doorway has neither a tongue or a groove. It's just flat. I thought that was strange. Because of that should I just go with the t-transition board and call...
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Posted By barlav

Best way to start this hardwood next to existing hardwood?

I am adding a new hardwood floor that will be connecting to an existing hardwood. I am trying to determine the best way to make the connection at the threshold of the existing room. Ideally I would...
10-13-11, 05:18 PM
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Posted By barlav

I have read that cross bracing might help stiffen...

I have read that cross bracing might help stiffen the above floor somewhat. I am doing this because I am about to drywall the ceiling in the basement and I figured if I do this I need to do it now....
10-13-11, 12:37 PM
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Posted By barlav

Thanks guys! Thanks for the link Wirepuller38....

Thanks guys! Thanks for the link Wirepuller38. That is exactly what I was looking for. I am going to give these a try. I figure they can't hurt and hopefully I will notice a difference in the floors...
10-13-11, 11:12 AM
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Posted By barlav

No it doesn't matter, I found them elsewhere at a...

No it doesn't matter, I found them elsewhere at a good price. Just picked lowes because it had a clear picture. Joists are 2X10 16 o.c. with 12' unsupported span. Two of these metal bridges would...
10-13-11, 10:46 AM
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Posted By barlav

Metal nailless bridging

Hi,
I am looking to cross bridge the floor joists in my basement to stiffen up the floors above. I have found this metal nailless bridging that looks promising but I'm not exactly sure how to...
06-11-11, 03:36 PM
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Posted By barlav

Thanks for the reply. I got up there and popped...

Thanks for the reply. I got up there and popped off the stops. There isn't much to this window. Another cheap window my builder used. It should be easy enough to get out and now I just need to find a...
06-11-11, 06:47 AM
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Posted By barlav

Transom window repair options (with pictures)

Hi,
I have a broken transom window. I am wondering what is the best repair option I have? It's double paned and the inside pane didn't break. I'm not sure if this window was sealed (hermetically?)...
02-01-11, 10:24 AM
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Posted By barlav

Thank you again! I fell much more comfortable...

Thank you again! I fell much more comfortable with this now and I'm looking forward to installing this.
01-31-11, 06:43 PM
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Posted By barlav

Thanks for taking the time to look into that for...

Thanks for taking the time to look into that for me. I appreciate it. That document helped me figure out what the two loose pieces that came with the window were (see below).

Curiosity got the...
01-31-11, 02:40 PM
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Posted By barlav

I found this link. The last two photos in the...

I found this link. The last two photos in the lower right are the same window I have:
Encore Picture Windows (http://www.armacladwindows.com/picture-windows.php)
01-31-11, 02:36 PM
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Posted By barlav

I ordered this from a local place. It didn't come...

I ordered this from a local place. It didn't come with any instructions. I asked for something that could be used in a wine cellar where it would be installed in an interior wall. They referred to...
01-31-11, 12:43 PM
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Posted By barlav

Thank you for the response. I don't believe the...

Thank you for the response. I don't believe the window has a nailing flange. It looks like the frame is the same thickness around the entire window with no fins extruding for a flange. I will double...
01-31-11, 10:45 AM
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Posted By barlav

Installing an interior picture window in a 7" deep opening

Hi,
I am building a wine cellar and need to install a picture window that is designed for 2X4 framing into a 7" deep wall (2 2X4 walls side by side with the rough opening cut into both). Below is...
03-09-10, 06:54 PM
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Posted By barlav

Gary, Thanks for the great reply and for...

Gary,
Thanks for the great reply and for those illustrations! I now understand what is carrying the load and why it's not that wall thanks to those pictures and information. This is great news...
03-07-10, 01:38 PM
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Posted By barlav

I don't we're talking about the same thing here....

I don't we're talking about the same thing here. The only thing that is going to be open is a section of the wall as you walk down the basement stairs. See the pictures and the outlines of what...
03-07-10, 06:17 AM
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Posted By barlav

hmm, not really following your answer. There is...

hmm, not really following your answer. There is no moisture in the basement. That one photo is when the house was being framed and there was no roof yet. Also, the basement is being remodeled so it...
03-06-10, 08:14 AM
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Posted By barlav

One more picture of basement stairwell during...

One more picture of basement stairwell during original framing.
http://www.billybartech.com/wall/09.jpg
03-06-10, 07:33 AM
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Posted By barlav

Opening basement stairwell?

I'm remodeling my basement and contemplating opening up one side of the stairwell leading into the basement. There is nothing I can see that would indicate that the stairwell wall is load bearing but...
11-16-09, 04:52 PM
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Posted By barlav

I found some pictures today of the basement as my...

I found some pictures today of the basement as my house was being built. There was one showing the floor post sump and pre furnace. There was no drain in the floor at that point so these condensate...
11-15-09, 04:42 PM
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Posted By barlav

Thanks for the replies. I'm not too concerned...

Thanks for the replies. I'm not too concerned with it being too technical or if it might be overkill. Also, if the power is out at the same time my tank goes and the pump doesn't work then I will...
11-15-09, 01:12 PM
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Posted By barlav

Thanks, I dumped 5 gallons into the drain, it...

Thanks, I dumped 5 gallons into the drain, it seemed to drain fine but I didn't see anything come into the sump pit? Maybe it just drains into the stone under the foundation? Worst case for the water...
11-15-09, 11:01 AM
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Posted By barlav

PVC from furnace into foundation?

Hi, does anyone know what the pvc from the furnace into the foundation floor is for (see pictures below)? I'm hoping it might be a condensation drain that is hooked up to my sump system under the...
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