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Subject directly to the laws of physics and legally to both local land development regulations and covenants specific to the property, any construction project is possible when a sufficient combination of labor, material, and economic resources are allocated to its completion. At least, that's the theory, since one's partner or partners may still say "no." ...


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A front door is just a controlled hole in the wall. But it is very controlled. You are right to think that there are structural issues. The wall where the door is located has several of its upright structural members (studs) removed. There has to be a horizontal support (header) added to make up for that, and extra vertical supports under that. The exact ...


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It's almost certainly possible... basically you're adding a new door, then closing up the old one, both of which are fairly standard operations during renovations. Assuming a wooden-framed house, your place is recent enough that it's probably very straighforward. Should just be a matter of opening up the wall surfaces, framing the doorway (properly) to ...


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The only reason to not install a vapor barrier is, if doing so, you would create a "vapor barrier sandwich" in which condensed water vapor gets trapped between two vapor barriers. Trapped water = mold. Does your acrylic/fiberglass shower enclosure reach the ceiling? If not, that's good, and you should install a vapor barrier. It will prevent vapor ...



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