Engineered vs. Dimensional Lumber

What is Dimensional Lumber? Dimensional lumber is the typical 2x4s or 2x6s you’ll find at a lumberyard or home center. These are most commonly used for building the basic skeleton of a home. Dimensional lumber is most commonly milled from softwoods such as pine, spruce and fir. Although there is nothing wrong with using dimensional…

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Building Permit FAQ: When do you need a one?

Building Permits

Building Permit FAQ: When do you need a one?   IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: The information published in here is for homeowner education purposes only. It is not particular towards any specific municipality. Contact your local town or city building department to find out about the exact laws and codes in your area for obtaining a building…

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