Building Code Questions

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I will not be able to finish my deck for months but would like to get a final inspection signed off. 1 10 hours 39 min ago
by Jacque Hyler
9 hours 52 min ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Can an applied veneered cut stone on the exterior of a house in Houston, TX hang over the property line? 6 1 week 2 days ago
by Rodrigo Marron
1 week 2 days ago
by Rodrigo Marron
Masonry heaters and U.S. building code? 3 1 week 6 days ago
by Jerry Liebler
1 week 6 days ago
by Alex House
Roof Trusses 4' oc? 11 2 weeks 6 days ago
by Jeff Cooper
2 weeks 2 days ago
by Jeff Cooper
Does Bora-Foam insulation qualify for the IRS energy efficiency tax credit? This topic has been moved
Adding a dormer = new ventilation required? 1 6 weeks 6 days ago
by Jonathan Dalton
6 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Curious exceptions to the rigid foam thermal barrier 4 7 weeks 10 hours ago
by Nick Welch
6 weeks 6 days ago
by Richard Beyer
Span tables for dead loads above 20 PSF. 8 7 weeks 5 days ago
by Michael McArdle
7 weeks 4 days ago
by Michael McArdle
Moisture in sleeper bays over T&G roof decking? 2 9 weeks 3 days ago
by ed spencer
9 weeks 2 days ago
by Richard Beyer
Plumbing vents exiting ridge cap 11 9 weeks 6 days ago
by RMills Miller
9 weeks 4 days ago
by RMills Miller
Retrofit an existing exterior wall to 1-hour rating 3 10 weeks 1 day ago
by Robert Saladoff
10 weeks 1 day ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Rim joist thermal barrier 1 13 weeks 3 days ago
by Michael Lee
13 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
IRC 316.4 - Code interpretation on the use of rigid foam as air barrier on backside of attic knee wall 5 14 weeks 6 days ago
by Rick Van Handel
14 weeks 4 days ago
by Richard Beyer
Basement ceiling insulation required by code — but what about the basement door and stairwell? 4 15 weeks 1 day ago
by Dwight Harris
15 weeks 16 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Is it OK to use Tapcon anchors to fasten the wood plate to the concrete block? 1 16 weeks 2 days ago
by Herb Mathis
16 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Expanded polystyrene and water-resistive barriers 3 17 weeks 11 hours ago
by Daniel Nealon
17 weeks 3 hours ago
by Daniel Nealon
How do you calculate the net free area of an attic vent? 2 17 weeks 5 days ago
by George Sherry
17 weeks 3 days ago
by Bill Rose
Dryer ducting — materials requirements 5 18 weeks 3 days ago
by Joe G
18 weeks 2 days ago
by Jesse Smith
Would Tyvek on top of rafters and under roof sheeeting meet R806.4 for non-vented attics? 4 18 weeks 3 days ago
by Elmo Saunders
18 weeks 3 days ago
by Elmo Saunders
Zone 4B - 2012 IBC and SHGC 5 19 weeks 5 days ago
by Peter L
19 weeks 4 days ago
by Terry Lee
Vapor retarders for double stud cellulose-filled wall assemblies 4 25 weeks 10 hours ago
by Michael Roland
24 weeks 6 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Combustion air requirements 1 25 weeks 6 days ago
by Jim Johnston
25 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Can you run the gas line against the flue pipe on a heater? 4 27 weeks 1 day ago
by MARK ALATORRE
27 weeks 14 hours ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
In an unsinsulated service cavity (created by running horizontal 2x lumber) is fire blocking required? Or is it a good idea? 3 28 weeks 3 days ago
by Rick Van Handel
28 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Insulating between studs with polyiso scrap? 19 4 years 4 weeks ago
by Scott Heeschen
29 weeks 4 days ago
by Andy Chappell-Dick
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