Tag: construction

19 Safe/professional way to transport lumber with just a roof rack 2015-12-10T04:11:32.763

15 Could a layman build a house from plans? 2017-09-19T21:56:15.983

14 Is there an ideal height for a workbench? 2012-03-15T21:00:09.150

13 Why did they hammer nails in half way and bent them over to secure supports? 2015-11-24T12:05:17.133

12 What should I keep in mind when building my house myself? 2011-11-08T17:58:56.120

8 Is there a good way to lay out a right angle? 2011-02-12T04:08:59.907

7 How can I eliminate home shaking caused by vibration from heavy traffic/poor road condition? 2015-04-10T15:11:10.163

6 What are the advantages and disadvantages to timber framing vs. platform framing? 2010-08-26T18:12:42.937

6 Is it normal to find cracks in new concrete? 2012-09-08T07:04:22.877

6 Can I cut a hole in a 2" x 8" joist that is less than 1/3 the height of the joist, leaves at least 2" above and below the hole, but is 10" wide? 2016-11-04T16:44:06.633

6 Should I form and pour the concrete all at once? 2017-05-02T14:29:02.317

5 How do I identify support beams? 2010-08-28T14:58:23.693

5 Why do my new door hinges prevent my door from shutting completely? 2010-10-20T12:02:45.847

5 How do I properly jack up one side of my house? 2011-04-13T05:02:12.807

5 Resource for ballparking current home construction costs? 2011-07-05T22:01:15.417

5 Where can I find plans for building a chicken coop? 2011-12-22T17:54:40.377

5 How can I calculate the load capacity of a platform? 2012-02-28T15:22:03.697

5 Is a hexagonal house feasible? 2014-01-28T15:04:25.530

5 What code requirements exist for low-sill, upper-floor windows? 2016-02-05T15:56:11.883

4 Where can I find garage building plans? 2010-08-12T03:48:16.470

4 How high should I make my yurt platform? 2011-01-16T05:28:35.247

4 How can I drill through rim joist/sheathing for a dryer vent? 2012-03-12T21:37:32.017

4 Is there any way I can reclaim this space and still safely support the front steps? 2012-07-09T23:35:06.520

4 What can I do about this gap between the sill/exterior board and the subfloor? 2013-01-25T00:59:36.813

4 How can I build a brick mailbox? 2013-04-06T18:17:31.887

4 How to build deck starting in yard, ending on concrete slab? 2014-06-14T04:20:43.323

4 What can I do about a house with internal concrete floor with no DPM? 2015-01-05T21:58:25.430

4 Help understanding Window anatomy 2015-01-23T14:11:19.693

4 Water leak between sill and concrete pad 2015-12-25T14:57:40.030

4 How to make a rectangular pipe structure with clockwise threads 2016-06-05T23:33:17.057

4 Adjustable angle climbing wall with electric hoist and pulleys - how to lock the pulleys? 2017-09-11T22:32:35.320

4 How are rivnuts measured and what eyebolt fits? 2018-01-02T15:21:26.010

3 Fast, easy and simple construction of a log store 2010-08-08T20:58:00.190

3 What is the proper way to frame in a room? 2010-11-18T12:49:47.677

3 How do I build a deck that is easy to take apart? 2010-12-17T19:13:12.063

3 How do I install concrete blocks to support deck stairs? 2011-03-17T12:55:56.620

3 Are hydraulics stronger against compression or tension? 2011-05-04T12:52:26.833

3 My deck dies in a funny pattern -- does that mean this board is upside-down? 2011-05-24T20:35:30.580

3 Can someone review this garage loft design for structure and stability? 2011-09-27T16:01:25.240

3 Natural ways to keep the ceiling cool during summer 2012-03-26T12:59:34.393

3 Is this old basement floor concrete, grout, or something else? 2012-11-20T23:56:23.230

3 Temporary toilet installation 2013-10-23T17:53:15.277

3 Proper way to connect joist to top plate? 2014-08-18T21:58:58.220

3 Can the parties who sign a building permit be liable in any way, shape or form of water damage to a building? 2016-04-20T03:06:25.320

3 First floor of house wobbles! 2016-04-26T08:13:23.803

3 How to leave low voltage wiring behind wall? 2016-05-17T04:14:37.687

3 How to calculate dead/live load on this 2x4 structure 2016-09-14T05:22:04.290

3 How much weight can my garage's ceiling joists support? 2017-03-06T17:11:03.280

3 Do the house plans contain the info about the material? 2017-03-08T17:38:58.340

2 Deck handrail bracket 2011-03-17T12:52:57.527

2 Is High Friction Aggregate a type of stone or treatment applied to a stone? 2013-04-20T13:04:14.577

2 What is the purpose of this pole in my garage? 2013-07-13T20:46:39.690

2 Edge considerations on mosaic staircase 2014-04-26T07:57:09.553

2 Will standing topped off tree trunks work for holding up a building structure? 2014-05-21T01:12:24.793

2 How to buy a land and build a cottage in the United States? 2014-06-04T01:18:49.157

2 Drilled a shallow hole in concrete ceiling and some water came out. What now? 2014-09-10T22:02:54.867

2 How can I calculate the rotational force and motor HP needed to lift a 5lb sheet from a horizontal position to a vertical position from one end? 2014-09-22T06:32:44.853

2 Is the proposed solution to this masonry project okay? 2014-11-12T09:47:01.403

2 Is it possible to move a front door? 2014-11-14T07:20:18.327

2 Non-sanding solution to get old pen markings out of wood? 2015-01-17T20:21:38.370

2 How do I mount a flat object on a rounded roof tile? 2015-03-30T01:42:37.630

2 how to attach gutter when there is an additional trim board on fascia? 2015-05-20T00:07:49.150

2 How can I lift buckets of mortar to second floor? 2015-05-26T17:21:54.783

2 How do I extend a 2x4 by connecting another one end to end? 2015-06-01T05:58:07.040

2 Can you install a wall ontop of a travertine floor? 2015-06-15T15:19:45.273

2 does this look like an up to code support beam? 2015-08-26T01:57:44.777

2 How many man hours to build a small house? 2015-11-03T21:12:43.163

2 Ground level deck - how to attach bearers to concrete 2015-12-06T21:11:50.630

2 Name of plastic piece 2016-02-23T03:27:21.563

2 What is the best adhesive for making styrofoam sandwich panels? 2016-03-05T17:50:22.380

2 Can I shim the top of an 6x6 post that i supporting a beam? 2016-03-13T02:24:13.403

2 what size ground wire should i buy? 2016-03-17T22:57:02.547

2 Is it within code to leave unused romex wire within a stud cavity for future use? 2016-08-28T18:36:03.213

2 Is this a well constructed roof? 2016-08-30T19:44:37.787

2 Is there a term for making an addition to a Bill of Quantities? 2017-05-10T11:55:25.493

2 Who is the right type of person to create construction drawings for a home I've already designed? 2017-06-15T15:01:29.997

1 Simple construction for trunk-or-treat 2011-10-28T20:44:17.147

1 What is the expense and difficulty of moving an exterior kitchen wall? 2012-01-10T21:38:23.187

1 How do I take apart a wooden retaining wall? 2012-09-29T21:33:29.253

1 What screws to use to attached tie-downs from shed roof rafters to top sill? 2013-07-05T13:03:10.863

1 What open-source materials are available for understanding basic designs for bookshelves / cabinetry? 2013-11-06T20:27:42.230

1 Unsure about my structural engineer, can you check his drawing? 2013-12-30T15:01:22.327

1 Who pays for hooking up electricity to a new house? 2014-02-24T22:04:11.130

1 Using replacement windows in new construction 2014-06-10T22:53:03.913

1 Possible to remove truss and add collar ties? 2014-08-14T19:51:08.393

1 What are large corrugated metals pipes for under commercial buildings? 2014-08-31T00:42:01.580

1 How can I reduce vibration transfer to piled foundation? 2014-09-16T17:55:53.593

1 Is this swing beam safe? 2014-09-21T14:40:24.180

1 How much volume is lost after compacting 3/4" crushed stone? 2014-09-29T22:39:11.123

1 What material to use to clog previously cut central heating pipes 2014-10-08T09:03:54.610

1 What is the importance of "breathable" home exteriors? 2014-10-21T23:24:41.830

1 Will the highlighted legs bow? 2014-11-07T08:46:46.207

1 Should I add wood sheathing to a metal roof car port? 2014-12-09T16:39:15.457

1 Does there exist such a thing as mini-scaffold? 2015-01-28T17:08:30.470

1 How do I protect and insulate a ceiling built against the roof? 2015-06-12T05:33:40.443

1 how do I fix hinges to sandstone (that is quite soft) 2015-08-20T01:21:25.483

1 Will a kitchen with porcelain tiles on the last floor of a house add too much weight? 2015-09-19T04:36:37.510

1 Building fitted desk for home office 2015-09-27T20:26:26.390

1 Building an archway 2015-10-15T07:54:17.530