Questions about: attic

Chris Lewis: Now that was a no nonsense commentary on just how f@#$ difficult it really is to fish a wire through a wall, and get it in the right place. Nice when it works, but 99% of the time, it don't!Dave Overbey: He should have told you a good wa
Foot step on Attic Drywall Ceiling Easy Fix! How to repair a cracked drywall ceiling with the furring strip trick. Attic step throughs happen more than one would think. Some worse than others
The roof itself doesn't matter. It is the boards on the bottom (truss chords) or ceiling joists that will carry the weight of whatever you are storing. If it is a few boxes of christmas ornaments that is one thing, but if you try to store your bowlin
A flue pipe must never pass through a combustible floor or ceiling or through an attic, roof space, closet or concealed space. Minimum clearance from combustible material: 450 mm (18 in. )
I have had similar experiences to most on this thread. I would hear noises coming from my walls. I would normally hear them in late morning and then again late at night
Clothes Dryer Vents: The Proper and the ImproperBy Matthew Steger, ACI I continually run into confusion from property owners and Realtors regarding what the proper venting material should be for clothes dryers. Statistics from the Consumer Product Sa
The box itself is needed to pull this off, the box must shoulder against the wall to stop any flexing. Typically, you'd install picture frames of 2x4's on the wall, screwed (preferably Lag Screwed) into the studs & floor joists. I wouldn't go any
I'm new to the site. I'm curious as to what kind of potentially usable space I might see if I built (or had help building) an attic loft in a 2/2 home with a low pitched roof (about 5:12 pitch). Basic Details: - 1160 square feet, 2 bed, 2 bath - 5:12
I don't think I've ever seen an old attic which didn't have flooring--I'd bet that practice started after the war when so many houses needed to be built for returning vets, since most of those didn't have full-height attics. :) I find the beaverboard