Home Building And Repairs
Floor Framing

Simplified Education of How Upper Wall Framing Plates Work Structurally

Structural Floor Framing Examples For Supporting Walls - Part One

Structural Floor Framing Examples For Supporting Walls - Part Two

Structural Floor Framing Examples For Supporting Walls - Part Three

Structural Floor Framing Examples For Supporting Walls - Part Four

Structural Floor Framing Examples For Supporting Walls - Part Five

Structural Floor Framing Examples For Supporting Walls - Part Six

Problems Created From Notching Bottom Structural Floor Joists

How To Calculate Floor Joist Notch And Hole Sizes

Posts And Beams

Structural Beams and Framing Plate Tips

Notching Structural Beams Can Reduce Load Strength

Watch This Video Before Notching Top Corner of Structural Beams

Problems Drilling Holes Vertical In Structural Beams

Post and Beam Mystery - Engineering Problems

Structural Post and Concrete Supports

Drilling And Notching Glulam Beam Tips

Walls

What Is A Load Bearing Wall?

Can Removal of Non-Loadbearing Walls Make Buildings Lean?

Load Bearing Wall Framing Basics - Part 1

Interior Load Bearing Walls and Concrete Footings - Part 2

Exterior Two-Story Load Bearing Wall Basics - Part 3

Interior Non-Bearing Wall - Engineered Roof Truss

What Is A Structural Moment Frame

Single Story Home Structural Wall Removal Ideas

House Framing Top Plate Tips

What Is A Wall Framing Hinge Point?

Larger Window Headers Can Be Used To Support Heavy Roof Loads And Girder Trusses

Doors And Windows

Load Transfers Around Windows and Doors - Part 4

Window Framing - Part 5

Window and Door Header Sizes - Part 6

Six Examples of How Second-Story Walls Are Supported

Hardware And Nails

Galvanized Versus Iron - Beach House Framing and Construction

Who Could Be Responsible for Building Hardware Failure?

Building Hardware and Beam Problems - Lag Bolt Placement

Stairs

Potential Structural Stairway Building Problems - 2 x 4 Landing Supports

Roofs

Roof Truss Basics

Don't Cut Engineered Roof Trusses

Long Sagging Double Roof Rafters

Do Roof Hips Sag?

Avoid Notching Bottom of Carport Rafters

How To Make Gable Roof Overhang Longer

How Do Roof Truss Cantilevers Work

Interesting Stuff

What Board Is Bigger an Old 2 X 4 or a New 2 X 6?

Problems Using Wood or Metal in Humid Climates



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