I can answer a wide range of home improvement and maintenance questions. My expertise is in carpentry, painting, framing, siding/boxing, doors, windows, decks and screen and glass enclosures. Wood's Home Maintenance Service
I am a life time resident of North Carolina with over 30 years experience in multiple facets of the industrial, commercial and residential construction industry. For the past 23 years I have owned and operated Wood's Home Maintenance Service , providing services primarily in Johnston, Wake and Sampson Counties of North Carolina.
Several Home improvement articles published on Angie's List and other online forums.
High School graduate ~ proficient in CAD (computer aided design), Open Office program suite.
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Hi Paul, Lights are usually mounted to electrical boxes(also called junction boxes) which are attached to a stud or friction mounted to the drywall. These boxes usually sit flush or just below the surface
Hi Daniel, I have made them from cypress and had them hold up well. I would think that cedar would also hold up well. Another option, to make them extremely weather resistant, would be to make them
Hi Kevin, The rough opening should be finished before doors are installed. This can be accomplished by either finishing the jamb area of the opening with drywall or installing a jamb and casing.
Hi Brad, Not having the option of securely attaching the chase framing to the wall means that most of the rigidity of the chase must come from the I-joists. I suggest attaching short pieces of 2x6
I like the entire line of Mastic siding. Quest is a good product for high wind areas, Barkwood and Brentwood are also good siding lines. I have installed hundreds of squares of various mastic products
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