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1. How do I know if the interior wall I’m planning to modify is considered a “load-bearing wall” or “nonbearing wall”?
2. Are there limits to the amount of notching and/or cutting I can do to my trusses?
3. I have to notch out a portion of an exterior wall and an interior load-bearing wall top plate assembly to cut in my ductwork and piping. Are there top plate notching limitations?
4. I want to re-roof my home and change the roofing material from asphalt shingles to roof tile? Do I need a building permit?
5. I want to re-roof my home and change the roofing material from asphalt shingles to roof tile. Are there any structural issues I should be concerned about?
6. Can I use fiberglass insulation batts as my fireblocking material between double wall cavities and floor-ceiling assembly above?
7. I’m framing the second story of my two story residence with open-web floor trusses. The second story floor area is approximately 1,200 square feet. Is draftstopping required?