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09-06-20, 11:37 AM
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Does sap in lumber attract insects?

Should I avoid using lumber for framing if it has a lot of sap on it.? My concern is it might attract insects.
09-04-20, 10:05 AM
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Views: 158
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All the of 2"x10" or 2'x12" with a span of...

All the of 2"x10" or 2'x12" with a span of approximately 20' were the ones I remember seeing. None were engineered trusses.
09-04-20, 07:23 AM
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Is joist bridging that important?

It seems like all the articles I read on joist bridging or blocking says how important they are. In any of the many houses I lived in or owned from 1960s on has never had them. Is the a different...
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Views: 184
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It is not pressure treated.

It is not pressure treated.
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What color is my oak hardwood

Where would I go to get someone to determine the color of existing.Can anyone tell the color by the picture? %90 of the floor I have had an seen were the honey yellow colored floor. I bought red and...
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Rim Joist too Tall?

I had an 4 foot section of rim Joist installed to replaced rotten ones. This house has two sandwiched together. the new ones seem to be 1/8" taller than the old one. Is this common. Is it that the...
09-01-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By gregory69

I run into this all the time. if I ask how much...

I run into this all the time. if I ask how much would it cost to pour me a cement slab patio 12' x 12'?. No one can tell me. They say cement is so and so price a cubic yard. It seems to me if you did...
09-01-20, 06:38 AM
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Rot, What t do? cost?

I purchased a house twenty years ago where the seller said all repairs had been done from termite damages. I diligently kept an eye on the area of the house or so I thought. There was a slow leak...
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Views: 170
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Is this white or red oak?

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I tried to upload end grain images but site would not accept them...
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Views: 137
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Sheathing Weatherproofing Concerns

I have an area of the house with an inside corned where the roof design makes a lot of water goes to that corner. I have since put up gutters and had some roofing people find and repair leak but no...
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Views: 170
Posted By gregory69

Update

When I broke open the shower faucet I found I only had the rounded seals and not the concave one so I used those. They seem to work better. Does anyone one know know which seals I am supposed to use?...
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Delta 600 Series Shower Faucet Still Leaking.

I replaced the seats (rubber washers,gasket) and springs on Delta 600 series shower faucet that was dripping. It started leaking immediately so I tightened the cam nut and that seemed to do it but it...
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Views: 380
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Septic Tank Debris Field Concerns

At the edge of our property is a small concrete fish pond. It measures about 15 by 7 feet in diameter. It is reverse wedding cake where the depth is about 1 foot and an area 3 foot round going to...
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Should I question roofing installation?

No sure if the pics uploaded. I had new roof put on in November. While doing other repairs I had a chance to inspect roof. My concerns are Roofing nails occasionally shot through drip edge. Ridge...
08-09-19, 11:02 PM
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What kind of bathtub?

We dropped an Aquarium in the fiberglass tub. It left a very small hole. Actually it didn't leak due to the expanding foam underneath. We did put some seal, glue to make sure but it looks ugly. I...
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