Monthly Archives: December 2012

Those Pesky Floor Joists

If a pesky floor joist is in the way… just cut it out.  Why bother supporting the joist.  The home owner might notice the floor sagging or tilting, but the plumber decided to let someone else worry about that. Advertisements

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Roof Vents Need Proper Flashing

When installing roof vent flashing (boots), you might as well do it properly. The shingles should lap down over the boot’s flange at least 1/2 way down. If you don’t, there’s an increased chance for leaking.

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How many trusses should you cut to make room for additional attic storage?……None

In order to make additional storage in their attic, this person just started cutting trusses. They made more room but now the roof structure is severely compromised.

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