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how hard would it be to put a floor hatch in my house?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by boggerless, Nov 3, 2006.

  1. boggerless

    boggerless 1 ton status Premium Member

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    that little hole in the block sucks to work through and i need to jack the floor up. we did it 9 years ago but the **** is starting to sink again. i need to put in cement pods and thats a pain with a 1ft by 2ft hole.we sell roof hatches at work but i think that might be a little dumb looking.:haha:
     
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    Easy stuff. Pick a closet, cut between the studs,, then when you have a hole and can see what you are doing, trim the edges. Then nail a chunk of 2x material to each inside edge of the studs, for the hatch to rest on.
     
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    You're gonna be hiding illegal aliens in your crawl space now? :D
     
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    i knew i shoulda asked you bro.:haha: winter is coming and i'm taking the lay off so i'll have time.thanks
     
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    no my neighbor does that.:haha:
     
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    No, he's doing a dungeon for his sex slave:D
     
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    the chick from the grocery store?
     
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    I figured it would be something that walked on all fours:doah:
     
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    whats cool is there is a closet close to the main dip.how should i start,i remember you told me aboot the string to find level. but should i start in the middle and work out or start on one end and work over to the other side?
     
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    :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha:
     
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    not yet.:D
     
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    RJ? :o
     
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    well make sure to post up when you're bare assed, buns up on the downstroke. we'll need pictures (without you in them) shortly thereafter.
     
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    i'm boggerless not fumes.:haha: :haha: :haha: :haha:
     
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    :haha: Don will have to fix the pic. maybe a tea bag pic just for laughs??
     
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    THAT would be scary:eek1:
     
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    Step 1-remove the floor covering in the clost, so you can see the nails holding the subfloor down.
    Step 2-Make 2 parallel lines just inside the nail lines
    Step 3-Mark where you want the end cuts to be.
    Step 4-Set the blade depth on your saw to just less than 3/4".
    Step 5-Start cutting,going past your corners by about 1 1/2 inches.
    Put a couple of wood screws in the subfloor, leaving about 1 " above the surface, so you have something to pull on and lift the piece out.

    Make DAMN SURE there are no wires or plumbing where you are cutting.:doah: :doah: :doah: Have fun!!!!!!
     
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    Wow! All this high tec stuff to put a hole in the floor?????
    You know what to do.... Drill a 1/2 " hole in the floor get out the sawz all with a 12" wood blade and go for it. Yee Haaaa!
     
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    Watch for the muzzleflash!
    Isulate that hole after yer done...
     
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    I can come out through any floor I please, thank you
     

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