Concrete Anchor Bolts - How To Set Anchor Bolts In Concrete. Concrete anchor bolts are used in new construction to secure a structure's walls to concrete slabs and foundation walls, to fasten steel columns to concrete piers and to anchor machinery to concrete pads.
These anchor bolts are sunk into the wet concrete by hand immediately after the concrete slab is poured. You can leave as much of the bolt sticking out of the slab as you need. The anchor bolt can be straightened or plumbed as the concrete hardens. There are basically two types of anchor bolts for concrete; J-bolts and wedge anchors. J-bolts are set into fresh concrete.
J-bolt anchoring bolts come in many different lengths, the most common are 6, 8, and 12 inches long. Anchors & Bits CONFAST® – Concrete Fastening Systems, Inc. Wedge Anchor CONFAST® Wedge anchors are designed to be used in solid concrete.
They should never be used in CMU block or brick base material. These anchors are available in a wide range of diameters ranging from 1/4” to 1-1/4”. The anchor lengths, which depend on the diameter, are from 1-3/4” to 12”. All CONFAST® wedge anchors come packaged with the correct size, type, number of nuts and washers. All sizes are in stock will ship from our Cleveland, Ohio warehouse the same day that the order is received. December. Well, as i think you can easily imagine, while i have lots of time to watch things happen, i have very little time at home to write about them. if i was more savvy (or more techn0-geeky) i would have a laptop and type posts at the property while using the eastside free wifi from the city. but alas, i’ll just be a slow poster. so wednesday involved drilling. at the end of the day: big holes, very deep, a few mystery bars and pipes a ways underground, and everything was ready for foundation. thursday morning dawned not quite as early as wednesday, as the foundation contractors weren’t showing up until 9!
An early phone call from austin energy made me wonder in a panicked moment whether the line for temporary power ran through the house footprint (i had a small nightmare the night before about this very thing). so out the door we raced, with tears in my eyes – this was a day i had been anticipating for what, a year and a half? Daily time lapse photos to start tomorrow. i’m saving them up. Codes and Standards. Attic Renovation - Planning Guide. Pondering an Attic Conversion. Rob Graff is getting a new roof, and with it an opportunity to turn his vented attic into an insulated, conditioned space.
But he’s also got some concerns. “They will be spraying 5 inches or so of closed-cell foam directly against the decking,” he writes in a Q&A post at GreenBuildingAdvisor. “This will fully seal my attic. My question is, how does this work if you do not have air conditioning in the house, other than window units in the bedrooms and one in the living room?” Graff’s two-story house includes a partially finished attic, and he’s not sure how that can be vented once the roof deck is insulated. “My concern is that, because heat rises, the attic will gather heat. Graff’s questions are the topic for this Q&A Spotlight. The attic is just another room Once the roof deck is insulated, the attic becomes a conditioned space just like any other room in the house, GBA senior editor Martin Holladay says. “Your attic will be within 5 or 10 degrees of your living room temperature.
ARTICLE 5. - ACCESSORY USES. Land Development Code. This subsection prescribes side and rear setback planes in order to minimize the impact of new development and rear development on adjacent properties.
A structure may not extend beyond a setback plane except as authorized by subsection D. below. The height of a setback plane shall be measured under the requirements defined in Section 3.4. Side Setback Plane. Except as provided in subsection B. below, an inwardly sloping 45-degree angle side setback plane begins at a horizontal line 15 feet directly above the side property line. The 15-foot height of the horizontal line is established for 40-foot deep portions of the lot beginning at the building line and extending to the rear of the lot, except that the last portion at the rear of the lot may be less than 40 feet deep. Figure 3: Side Setback Plane Measured From Side Property Line Figure 4: (Elevation View) Dividing Lot into 40-foot Portions to Create Side Setback Planes (Rear Setback Plane Not Shown) Development.