Building Code Questions

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Is sheathing required behind clapboard exterior wall? 4 1 day 31 min ago
by Joe Tichenor
22 hours 59 min ago
by Dana Dorsett
New construction sealed crawlspace R-value and air exchange question 1 1 week 4 days ago
by C Smith
1 week 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Are code-breaking BPI builders causing trouble for unvented roofs? 24 2 years 50 weeks ago
by Andrew Levitt
1 week 5 days ago
by Michelle Paninopoulos
My foundation contractor didn't install any anchor bolts in the slab for my new house 5 3 weeks 5 days ago
by Mark Breitenfeld
3 weeks 5 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Flat roof, non vented — What about furred space for slope? 1 5 weeks 1 day ago
by keith messick
5 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Do 5/32" and 3/16" suffice as window panes? 7 5 weeks 6 days ago
by human being
5 weeks 6 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
What is the minimum width of residential steps? 4 9 weeks 1 day ago
by John H. Stehman
9 weeks 1 day ago
by Dan Kolbert
Can you place Hard-plank over T-1-11? 1 9 weeks 6 days ago
by ray hemming
9 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Confused about vapor barrier with outsulation 1 10 weeks 16 hours ago
by Paul Krsiak
10 weeks 9 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
where to start 4 11 weeks 4 days ago
by Jeff Sasseville
11 weeks 1 day ago
by Jeff Sasseville
What is the recommended or code requirement for finishing the bottom edge of exterior rigid insulation? 3 13 weeks 3 days ago
by Ron Lay
13 weeks 3 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
How do I properly insulate and ventilate a roof with a cathedral ceiling and single peak? 1 13 weeks 6 days ago
by tom maz
13 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
When placing an exterior wall on a slab floor for a single-story house, what is code for sealing where they are contacting? 3 15 weeks 6 days ago
by Vincent Rempel
15 weeks 5 days ago
by Jonathan Rich
How to insulate an unvented cathedral ceiling? 2 17 weeks 1 day ago
by Roger Donage
17 weeks 5 hours ago
by Roger Donage
What is best treatment for the top of elevator shafts? 6 1 year 31 weeks ago
by Bob Rueter
17 weeks 6 days ago
by James Morgan
Stories and Half-Stories 2 18 weeks 23 hours ago
by Nathan Kurz
17 weeks 6 days ago
by James Morgan
Are there definite rules about exterior doors opening inward, or outward? 12 3 years 37 weeks ago
by Anonymous
19 weeks 5 days ago
by Kevin Dickson, MSME
Combustion air and/or exhaust air makeup 9 22 weeks 2 days ago
by Nick T - 6A (MN)
22 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Range hoods: a necessary evil? 6 25 weeks 5 days ago
by Peter L
25 weeks 4 days ago
by Peter L
Wood in water 6 27 weeks 1 day ago
by Elizabeth Croes
26 weeks 2 days ago
by Jin Kazama
Flashing on window sill: To be or not to be? That is the question 11 27 weeks 1 day ago
by Elizabeth Croes
26 weeks 6 days ago
by Elizabeth Croes
Waterproofing slab on grade frost wall? 0 27 weeks 1 day ago
by Edward Krause
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Unvented and unconditioned attic, is this to code and is this a good idea? 3 27 weeks 5 days ago
by Brian Post
27 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Rotted sill plate replacement — no tie-downs 1 27 weeks 5 days ago
by Geoffrey Cook
27 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Rigid exterior insulation over existing OSB siding? 10 28 weeks 3 days ago
by Max Anthony
28 weeks 2 days ago
by Max Anthony
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