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    Re: what to do with old house

    We bought an old bungalow and it needed a fair amount of structural work. Although we could have afforded to tear down and rebuild, an extensive renovation does have some financial benefits. We are...
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    Re: Foundation: Where to go from here.

    Don't Despair. A qualified foundation contractor will be able to provide a quote on a repair job. They will work with structural engineers and the permit department to get it done. The beauty /...
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    Re: beams

    For our renovation, the inspector required that we replace all notched beams. This one is particularly nasty. http://www.renoyourlife.com/wp-content/gallery/demolition/demolition-17.jpg

    The...
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    Re: Raise the roof?

    We have a similar bungalow and are putting a new roof on it over large dormers. If you look at the architectural drawings you can see the original bungalow roof. Have a look and let me know if you...
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    Re: take out a wall?

    I am assuming that the porch is attached to the livingroom wall which is exterior jlmcdaniel posted, may be a load bearing wall. If so then you will need to temporarily support the wall while you...
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