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    Depends on how tall your walls are. For 8' and...

    Depends on how tall your walls are. For 8' and lower, you can add them at 4' for perimeter nailing for horizontal drywall. If you're going vertical with the drywall I would not worry about it.
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    Going to have to use a 28" door with narrow trim.

    Going to have to use a 28" door with narrow trim.
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    Either tape it first and fill later or shim it...

    Either tape it first and fill later or shim it from behind and tape flat.
  4. Don't worry about it. Its done that way all the...

    Don't worry about it. Its done that way all the time.
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    Can you post a picture of it from the inside?

    Can you post a picture of it from the inside?
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    There is typically a bracket that holds it in...

    There is typically a bracket that holds it in against the jamb opposite of the pull handle.

    Do you have a bracket screwed in there?

    If so, unscrew it and pull the fixed side out.

    Isn't...
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    Or you could shim out the hardibacker with...

    Or you could shim out the hardibacker with drywall shims.
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    How so? We have drywall screw inspections. ...

    How so?

    We have drywall screw inspections. Can't proceed with work until the inspector checks out the screws.
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    No offense. But you shouldn't be messing...

    No offense.

    But you shouldn't be messing around with gas.

    Have a plumber come over and do it the correct way.

    Faulty workmanship can be catastrophic.
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    Figure out: How long it will take How much...

    Figure out:

    How long it will take
    How much materials are
    How much labor is
    How much OH&P you need to charge

    Add those together and divide the job's total square footage of drywall.
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    Poll: You are correct. We are not at or even near the...

    You are correct. We are not at or even near the botom.
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    A 4x4 has a higher liklelyhood of bowing and...

    A 4x4 has a higher liklelyhood of bowing and twisting.

    I would use a double jack and pre-drill for the lags.
  13. He said quieter.

    He said quieter.
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    I have the cordless RotoZip. It works well for...

    I have the cordless RotoZip. It works well for smaller applications.

    I also have the corded Dewalt hole saw. I use it less but it also works well.
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    No. The double 2x4 top plate holds the wall...

    No. The double 2x4 top plate holds the wall straight.




    I would use a double jack and a king stud. I never set my tracks on the jacks. I add a 2x6 to the face of the jacks and king stud to...
  16. I would fur out the walls and install the drywall...

    I would fur out the walls and install the drywall on the furring strip.

    Do you mean add extension rings on the electrical boxes and not raising them? Extensions are very cheap.

    Why would it...
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    Three things I can think of but they were all...

    Three things I can think of but they were all already mentioned.

    1- Soil is more permeable when its not compacted. Water can be pooling up against the foundation where the cave in was and...
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    Poll: What's so bad about NYC? Ever live there? ...

    What's so bad about NYC? Ever live there?

    Besides, I was using the NYC comparison to emphasize how valuable real estate can be as compared to a swamp, not how livable.
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    Poll: Location, location, location. If its in a...

    Location, location, location.

    If its in a swamp its a bad buy. If its in New York City then its a great buy. It all depends on the locations. I can't see it from here.
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    Sounds like your porch floor is too weak and...

    Sounds like your porch floor is too weak and flexing too much.

    Unfortunately, they should have told you that the deck was too weak as a professional but they technically don't have to.
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    I have a Senco, Dewalt and Ridgid 16 g finish...

    I have a Senco, Dewalt and Ridgid 16 g finish nailer. I like the Ridgid the best. Easy to load, adjust dept and I can't remember it ever jambing.
  22. Is there a wall or header underneath where they...

    Is there a wall or header underneath where they are overlapping?

    Are they collar ties as well as ceilnig joists?

    Hard to see your picture, Can you cut out the white area more and enlarge the...
  23. 16 guage or heavier.

    16 guage or heavier.
  24. Can you show us a picture of the top of the studs...

    Can you show us a picture of the top of the studs and top plate?
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    Raise the entire door system, threshold and all.

    Raise the entire door system, threshold and all.
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