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Two (and perhaps a third) options I'd consider (I run cables professionally, and I hate poking those installer bits into places I can't see and praying they don't find something they should not hit...) Measure carefully from the walls and line your holes up that way. Above, move the insulation, do the work, replace the insulation and get the floor installed....


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Buy a "cable installer" drill bit. Here in the US they're offered in a variety of diameters and lengths of 30 cm to 2 m. Drill through both layers of ceiling in a single go, tape the cable or a string to the drill, and pull it back through the holes. Chances of drilling through without hitting anything important are reasonably good. You can ...


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looks like a CLB (continuous lateral braces) and probably should NOT have been cut down!! https://www.finehomebuilding.com/2007/11/06/why-brace-some-truss-webs-but-not-all


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This is far more serious than secondhand smoke The issue with your HVAC return is far more serious than getting a load of dank from the downstairs neighbors, as if that can happen, then the smoke from a working fire can also invade your apartment, and that's a much more acute health hazard than anything a bunch of smokers can produce. Note that this threat ...


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TL;DR Check your lease and state regulations for a "Repair and Deduct" clause. You might be within your right to schedule a repair yourself and deduct it from the rent. Aside from it being vehemently disgusting I would classify indoor second-hand smoke as a fairly serious habitability problem. You might consider reporting it to the health ...


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Depending on the layout of the room that the furnace is installed in, it could be for attic access or for fresh air needs for the furnace. If that room is mostly sealed using a solid access door, then that is a fresh air vent and can not be sealed. If the furnace room has a louvered access door then that duct is just for access to the attic for the ...


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