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What professionals can I hire to help me investigate a structural problem?

Long story short, the (attached) garage on my house has foundation issues and also structural issues with the roof. (The main structure does not have these issues.) I know I need to do something about ...
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Recommended dimensions for a house, in an architecture project

Is there any website (or maybe a book) with recommended dimensions for a house, in an architecture project? For instance: What is the recommended size for a passageway? What is the recommended ...
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Loft bed design question [closed]

I am building a twin loft bed. The loft would be a DIY bed with 4 legs, but have a design challenge on one leg side of loft bed. There is an air floor register located to one of the 4th leg. So how ...
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How do i reassemble a Arrow Powershop Pro 8000 staple gun?

I have a Powershop Pro 8000 staple gun that jammed on me. So I opened it up to fix jam and it came all apart. How do I reassemble it? Is there a site I can get a diagram of the inside of it?
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Is this a load-bearing wall seen on this architectural building plan?

Hello community! I wanted to ask if anyone could assist in figuring out whether this wall is load-bearing based on this architectural building plan?? This wall is currently the back of a reach-in ...
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Must a window in a proposed basement habitable space conform to code even if it is not required to be in the space?

I am looking to create a finished space in my basement. The plans are for a habitable room within my basement (non-sleeping) to be used as an office. The plans exceed horizontal width requirements, ...
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In-ground base foundation

Do not know if I’m under engineered. 4 feet in depth, individual 3000lb block to form walls (seating area), on geogrid between 6” of 1 1/2 angular stone, and on top of blackland prairie soil.. I have ...
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Mounting a projector underneath a soffit containing ductwork

I’m looking to install a projector in my basement and the most ideal configuration would be to mount it to the ceiling with a ceiling mount. However, the “sweet spot” location for hanging (in ...
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I’m needing advice on making garden spheres [closed]

I am trying to make garden spheres. First attempt was concrete..no success too much aggregate need a smooth mix. 2nd attempt was cement, much smoother but doesn’t come in quickset so Bunnings staff ...
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Density of Cardboard [closed]

DISCLAIMER: I'm new to this (specific) site, and I couldn't find any other Stack site that matches with my question. I'm working on a mobile project and am hanging cardboard "medallions" on it. I am ...
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Professional advice during self-build [closed]

I am planning to self-manage a construction project (single-story extension), with the work being done by independent tradespeople who I will contract individually on a job-by-job basis, completing ...
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Circuit requirements add up to more than 200 amps?

We are remodeling our 2,750 sqft 4-bedroom home to add two basement studio units. The home is 1910s and I'm rewiring the 200-amp panel as I go along, and trying to plan circuits wisely to leave enough ...
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How to properly level / build a fence for in my back yard?

I'm building a fence in my backyard it's about 300ft of fence and this is my first time doing a project like this. I wasn't 100% sure the best method for leveling, my yard is mostly flat no big ...
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Reuse Old 4x4 vs New

I was thinking of adding on to my playset and had older 4x4 that are in pretty good condition (no apparent structural issues but a lot of surface cracking). I was going to reuse some of the wood but ...
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Minimum bedroom size - 7 foot in any horizontal direction

I'm remodeling a basement and trying to determine if a particular layout would violate code. I am in a 2015 IBC/IRC jurestiction. This blog indicates that the bedroom must be At least 7’ in any ...
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Power requirements for hot tub (reading from label)

I am looking to purchase this hot tub from Craigslist and was trying to make sure I had enough power to feed it. The label on it is really confusing. From my reading, it looks like it breaks down ...
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How to cover a rectangle with least number of convex polygons cut from sheets of given size

I'm designing a big door -- a rectangle sized 3*2.6 meters. (7.8 square meters). Given that the material I'm going with is OSB, which comes in 2.5*1.25 m. (3.125 sq.m.) sheets. Is there a tool/...
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Project planning for a commercial wall

I am looking at adding a wall to a commercial space. I have not seen the space yet, and so the underlayment might be slab, subfloor or a finished (carpeted) space. I don't know yet. Framing will be ...
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