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10-25-19, 07:12 PM
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Sorry. I had to put my photos on my laptop and...

Sorry. I had to put my photos on my laptop and then make them smaller.
10-25-19, 06:52 PM
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Posted By MrPC1

Drywall and insulation around B-Vent

Hi. I hope I am posting this in the right location as it involves a few different things. When I was in the process of buying my home it had a brick chimney in the garage for the HVAC exhaust. The...
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Roof is getting replaced ASAP, which is why I'm...

Roof is getting replaced ASAP, which is why I'm trying to figure this out. The folks I'm using for the roof do all types of construction, however I am trying to do this part myself if possible. Here...
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Pilot Dane- thanks. XSleeper, I will get the...

Pilot Dane- thanks. XSleeper, I will get the measurements tomorrow. The other side of the roof over the garage is not sagging because it is properly braced in the attic (along with the rest of the...
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Thank you PJMAX. Must be the high res on the...

Thank you PJMAX. Must be the high res on the phone. Yes Pilot, I see what you are saying and I do not want that to happen. Maybe i shouldnt sister that 2x6 beam and just put another right in front of...
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Posted By MrPC1

well I'm exceeding my attachment quota. Any...

well I'm exceeding my attachment quota. Any suggestions?
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Hi folks. I think I am going to try to fix these...

Hi folks. I think I am going to try to fix these sagging rafters myself before I get the new roof. I took some pics from inside the garage. Excuse the mess. My home was built in 1969 and he rafters...
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Posted By MrPC1

LOL. Aw man! That is a chilling reality. I would...

LOL. Aw man! That is a chilling reality. I would figure this is something roofers run into constantly.
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Posted By MrPC1

thanks for that info marksr

thanks for that info marksr
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Posted By MrPC1

Thanks. I like the idea of the cross beam. This...

Thanks. I like the idea of the cross beam. This is a 50 year old house and I tend to think that the sagging is due to years of settling, but I am no expert. I think I am just going to attach the...
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Posted By MrPC1

Yeah, I measured wrong and was off by like an...

Yeah, I measured wrong and was off by like an inch. I should have a longer piece leftover when I am done this job. I will just use that and let it overlap. Thanks.
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Posted By MrPC1

Might be tough to see the sag from the pics. it...

Might be tough to see the sag from the pics. it is above the garage smack in the middle.

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Thanks. It is the rafters that are sagging so...

Thanks. It is the rafters that are sagging so they will need to be sistered. Also a couple pieces of sheathing will need to be replaced due to water damage from not having a drip edge.
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Posted By MrPC1

Perhaps I should just put up the pine board...

Perhaps I should just put up the pine board fascia with limited fasteners for now and see what the roofers say before putting the flashing and gutter back up. Seems logical
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Posted By MrPC1

Sagging roof question

This question may possibly be a rhetorical one. As some of you know I am replacing the fascia and trim along the front of my home. The reason being is because the proper flashing was never put up...
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Posted By MrPC1

So I have the pre bent fascia up. I had to cut a...

So I have the pre bent fascia up. I had to cut a piece to fill a small gap at the end. The seam overlaps a couple of inches but does not lay very flush. Should this be caulked underneath, or let it...
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Posted By MrPC1

Sweet. I'm happy I can just add to what I already...

Sweet. I'm happy I can just add to what I already have rather than buy 56ft worth of pre bent fascia flashing.
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Posted By MrPC1

Ahhhh. I do not have a brake and am not into...

Ahhhh. I do not have a brake and am not into learning how to bend it myself. Hmmmm. since the flashing that came with the original fascia only comes up half way form the bottom (i don't know why...
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Posted By MrPC1

Thanks. Just got some cheap pine from a lumber...

Thanks. Just got some cheap pine from a lumber supply today! As far as the flashing goes, Can i just use a roll of something like this (below), or should I go with something pre bent?...
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Posted By MrPC1

Or..............Could I just use PVC board and...

Or..............Could I just use PVC board and negate the extra cost by not having to buy or use flashing? And again, I truly appreciate your advice. I do not know where I would be without it.
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Posted By MrPC1

What type of wood should I use? Is pine too soft?

What type of wood should I use? Is pine too soft?
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Posted By MrPC1

I used deck screws to hang the fascia, but gutter...

I used deck screws to hang the fascia, but gutter fasteners? Highly doubt it. Smdh. The tar paper is tempting, but I know how my luck has been so I don't want to take a short cut.
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Posted By MrPC1

Im really worried about it eating my gutter and...

Im really worried about it eating my gutter and the drip edge soon to go up. I already have to pull the gutter down because I do not have the correct flashing behind it. I might as well just do it...
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Posted By MrPC1

OK thanks. I'm upset I have take down my gutter...

OK thanks. I'm upset I have take down my gutter and do this once again. But I am also happy that I caught it early before I replaced all of my fascia, or it ate my brand new aluminum gutter. lol
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Posted By MrPC1

PT wood fascia - just learned aluminum will not mix!!!

So i put up a new fascia out of PT wood. Seemed like a good idea, but i learned today that it is no good when mixed with aluminum. Needless to say, I have to take it down and replace with some new...
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