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reviewed No Action Needed What should I do about shingles that are stuck to the sheathing?
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reviewed No Action Needed what is the best way to restore teak outdoor furniture?
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reviewed Reviewed How can I safely work around power lines?
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reviewed Looks OK What is best decking material to keep out rats?
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reviewed No Action Needed Why is a steel security door safe if they can break the glass, slide their hand in, and unlock the door?
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reviewed Leave Open stair intersection design ideas
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reviewed Close GFCI Receptacles not resetting
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reviewed Leave Open Tripping Breaker
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comment How can I get a shock from a circuit when the breaker is off?
Just ran across this. Needs more love.
Apr
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reviewed Looks OK Smoke alarms go off in the middle of the night for no apparent reason and then is fine
Apr
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comment Will 2x6 cedar be ok for monkey bar rails?
You're neglecting the twist as well. These are monkey bars, which people swing from. Joist hangers aren't designed for torsional loading. Bolts of a sufficient size would support the shear, but in general, screws of common types are considered to be too brittle to support a shear. As for board strength, you are correct. All one can do is take the nominal data. Unless you suggest that OP put each board through testing, and likely destroy them in the process, there's not much you can do about that.
Apr
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comment Will 2x6 cedar be ok for monkey bar rails?
I'm talking about how you attach the ends of the beams to the supporting structure. Screws will be too brittle, and unable to support the shear force at the end connections. Joist hangers can't support the bending moment at the ends. (The tendency for the top of the beam to pull away when bending into a U shape under load)
Apr
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answered Will 2x6 cedar be ok for monkey bar rails?
Apr
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answered Can wood floors be refinished half a room at a time?
Apr
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comment Laminate flooring in multi-width bathroom
I really recommend against laminate in a wet environment. This stuff is essentially made out of sawdust and glue. When it gets wet, it will swell up and buckle. You need to consider vinyl or ceramic tiles.
Apr
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reviewed Reviewed Did the plumber hook up my water heater backwards?
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comment What kind of board can span 16 ft for a wall pergola
@ShimonRura If the insurance company doesn't want to pay a claim, they can start asking for permits and inspection reports. Then deny everything for unauthorized work.
Apr
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comment Does bare drywall need to be primed before painting?
If I could upvote more than once I would. ALWAYS PRIME DRYWALL!!!