Building Code Questions

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Are holes in exterior plywood sheathing necessary? 16 2 days 9 hours ago
by Frances Bucinel
1 day 52 min ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Replace 1x6 shear brace with OSB panel? 2 1 day 19 hours ago
by Benjamin Jones
1 day 18 hours ago
by Benjamin Jones
Drywall above stud wall framing good for fireblock? 1 2 days 18 hours ago
by Jason M
2 days 18 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Is there any way around putting a heat source in every bedroom? 4 1 week 2 days ago
by Alyssa Hoyt
1 week 1 day ago
by Alyssa Hoyt
Blown Insulation 2 1 week 1 day ago
by John Roy
1 week 1 day ago
by John Roy
Structural Wall 1 1 week 3 days ago
by Sarah Poulin
1 week 3 days ago
by Sarah Poulin
Does OSB sheathing need to be installed horizontally over advanced framing studs 24"OC? 4 2 weeks 1 day ago
by Elizabeth Coe
2 weeks 1 day ago
by Dan Kolbert
Squat toilet: Alternative minimalist design? 8 3 weeks 19 hours ago
by Hal Sartelle
2 weeks 5 days ago
by Hal Sartelle
Masonry pier foundation — Code does not allow appropriate depth? 4 4 weeks 6 days ago
by Oliver Neumann
4 weeks 5 days ago
by Oliver Neumann
What to do with 13" of space between insulated slab and finished floor? 7 4 weeks 6 days ago
by Patricia Shields
4 weeks 5 days ago
by Patricia Shields
I am getting mixed info on spray foam insulation 1 7 weeks 1 day ago
by john bahlinger
7 weeks 1 day ago
by Dana Dorsett
Would R-15 rigid insulation used above roof sheathing over conditioned attic be part of R-38 required for zone 4 by IRC or .. 3 8 weeks 1 day ago
by Tomasz Lopinski
8 weeks 1 day ago
by Tomasz Lopinski
Hi, does anybody know about bipolar ionization? 4 8 weeks 2 days ago
by steve stemper
8 weeks 2 days ago
by Aaron Gatzke
Are unvented gas hot water heaters a problem? 5 8 weeks 4 days ago
by Brigitta Olsen
8 weeks 4 days ago
by Joe Suhrada
Door at bottom of basement bulkhead stairs 5 9 weeks 12 hours ago
by Steven O'Neil
8 weeks 5 days ago
by Steven O'Neil
Previous code for unvented cathederal ceiling insulation 10 11 weeks 2 days ago
by Steve Gabrielidi
10 weeks 4 days ago
by Steve Gabrielidi
Buyer education versus a good code and intensive enforcement of it 48 29 weeks 3 days ago
by Eric Habegger
11 weeks 2 days ago
by Chris M
Roof insulation 3 15 weeks 4 days ago
by jonathan nagar
14 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Health risk of 2x6 wall with 1" exterior rigid foam, cavity filled, and inteior stud wall strapped with poly membrane? 2 15 weeks 1 day ago
by Jon R
15 weeks 17 hours ago
by Dana Dorsett
I have always heard you could not use pressure-treated lumber on the interior of a house 1 15 weeks 4 days ago
by emmett sewell
15 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
What are your thoughts about a small kitchen without a range? 8 16 weeks 2 days ago
by Mary Schwaba
16 weeks 16 hours ago
by Dan Burgoyne
How do you assess flash-and-batt installations? 5 17 weeks 5 days ago
by Robby Schwarz
17 weeks 4 days ago
by Charlie Sullivan
Venting an existing flat roof 4 18 weeks 2 days ago
by Trisha Megan
18 weeks 19 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Exterior siding layers? 11 19 weeks 6 days ago
by Max Anthony
18 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Discussion of unvented foam-free roof assembly 5 22 weeks 6 days ago
by Sam S
22 weeks 21 hours ago
by Sam S
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