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  1. This will help to make your floors and ceilings the same ht
  2. He repaired a leak in the area when the house was approaching the end of its 2 year warranty. The leak is back. This makes the builder part responsible
  3. if its a leak the roofer it should not be a leak criket or no criket , on new construction is 10 years warranty
  4. As long as you have enough shear wall 6"or 8" wall will do it, for the picture you may need steel it has no shear wall I also had seen other engineers using 2 Hardy steel walls on top of each other 12' high steel on the bottom and 8'high steel on top
  5. 2 layers of 5/8 drywall = 1 hr fire wall check on that most of the inspectors don't pay attention to the 1 or 2 layers 1 layers = 30 min
  6. You could open the wall check ballon through celling above
  7. Check layers make sure you have a closed room post the plan
  8. it looks like you stil have interior casing and sill checked uncheck it
  9. Under wall structure tab ballon through ceiling above it may fix it
  10. Some states you need a license as a designer. Consultant or drafter may give you more legal protection check on that
  11. Fiber-Optics must have all 4 some people still using DSL it does not cost a lot more to ad phone wire and RG 6 probably under $200 but Cat 6 and Fiber- Optics must have my 2 cents
  12. For my house I run all 3 in the same box phone wire , RG6 and cat 6 for clients its up to them
  13. Check if it is a closed room all rails , walls connected
  14. Or you can copy and paste the rail from the 2nd floor to first floor and have post go up to the beam