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  • Well Grounded Logic Says DON'T Raise the Old Home!

    Jun 25

    Like most folks, I was struck by the photo of the heavy construction in this article. As I read the article, I realized how terribly misguided this particular effort is in most cases. It is certainly a misguided effort in this case.  The article quoted $225,000 of work to complete ...

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  • FLASHING - the first line of defense against water intrusion!

    Apr 27

    It happened again this week - I saw two projects that were very badly compromised, due to water intrusion.  The fix was both difficult and expensive, which is heartbreaking considering that doing it correctly initially is both cheap and easy. You just have to pay attention to the basics.&...

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  • How to “BUILD STRONG” using Structural Diaphragm

    Mar 24

    In construction we are constantly faced with “how to connect [A] to [B]”.  A-to-B could be almost anything and we are ALWAYS faced with using both a material and an attachment method that carries or transfers the intended applied load and does not compromise the material we are using ...

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  • REMODELING CONSTRAINTS - "TRUSSES VS. CONVENTIONALLY FRAMED ROOF SYSTEMS"

    Feb 7

    One of the most serious potential constraints to remodeling is the existing roof framing and what is load bearing! The vast majority of homes built in the past 45 years have roof trusses. Before 1970, both roof trusses and conventional roof framing were used and prior to 1950, almost all homes had conventionally ...

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  • A PRICELESS TOOL FOR REALTORS TO CLOSE A DEAL

    Dec 25

    I recently spent an enjoyable couple of hours with a very sharp young man who is looking to offer a valuable service to realtors in our area.  We put our heads together and came up with the OFFER OF A LIFETIME, that costs you NOTHING!  It has a ...

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