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September 1, 2015 -  How To Relocate Collar Ties To Raise Ceiling - Roof Framing Modifications

August 31, 2015 - How To Create Colors That Look like Wood in Sketchup

August 31, 2015 - How to Line up End Wood Fence Post - Replacement Tips 

August 27, 2015 -  Proof That Galvanized Nails Can Rust - Home Building Tips 

August 24, 2015 -  Biggest Problems Created When Using Mortar Under Bathtubs - Plumbing 

August 21, 2015 -  Watch This Video If You Have Water Leaking at Bottom of Toilet - Home Repair Tips 

August 13, 2015 -  How To Repair Subflooring Damage Under Non-Bearing Wall 

August 11, 2015 -  Easy Bathtub Installation Tip for New Home Construction and Some Remodeling Projects 

August 10, 2015 -  How To Figure Amount of Wall Studs for New Home Construction 

August 3, 2015 -  Fixing Concrete Foundation Damage Examples - Home Building Problems 

August 3, 2015 -  Introductory Video for Gregvancom YouTube Channel 

July 28, 2015 -  Watch This Video Before Installing Decking Planks - Deck Construction Tips 

July 27, 2015 -  Ramps or Stairs for Landscaping Design - Architecture 

July 22, 2015 -  Couple of Ideas for Using Jacks on Finished Floors - Remodeling and Framing Repair Tips 

July 20, 2015 -  How To Make Curved Concrete Form Supports - Pond Building 

July 13, 2015 -  Watch This Video Before Pouring A Concrete Foundation - Construction Tips     

    July 8, 2015 -  How To Fix Damaged Plywood Siding Next To Concrete Porch - Home Repair Tips

July 8, 2015 -  Use Galvanized Metal to Separate Concrete Porch from Wood Framing - New Home Building Tips

July 6, 2015 -  How ToWeather Proof Siding and Roof in Warmer Climates - Home Building Tips 

July 6, 2015 -  StructuralHome Repairs - How To Install Double Floor Joist Beam Part Three 

July 2, 2015 -  Structural Home Repairs - How To Install Double Floor Joist Part Two

July 1, 2015 -  Structural Home Repairs - How To Install Floor Joist Part One 

June 26, 2015 -  How To Structurally Support Load Bearing Walls - Truss Joist Floor Framing Repairs 

June 22, 2015 -  This Might Not Be the Best Way to Re-Finish a Brick Wall - Exterior Wall Repair 

June 19, 2015 -  Home Window Tinting Films Might Not Work Like You Wish They Would 

June 15, 2015 -  Keep Concrete Planters Away From Building - Landscaping Tips 

June 11, 2015 -  Watch This Video Before Building A Home With A Subfloor - Project Management 

June 8, 2015 -  Watch ThisVideo Before Building A Brick Walkway - Landscaping Tips 
June 3, 2015 -  Moisture And Debris Can Cause Problems for Below Ground Decks - Deck Building 

May 29, 2015 -  Concrete Control Joints Can Create Problems for Decorative Art in Walkway 

May 26, 2015 -  What Causes Concrete Wall Imperfections? - Building Questions And Answers 

May 22, 2015 -  Pay Attention To Your Water Fountain Design - Architectural Tips
 
May 18, 2015 -  Using Battery-Powered Drills and Snake to Unclog Plumbing Drains 

May 15, 2015 -  How To Raise Small Leaning Sheds - Home Repairs 

May 14, 2015 -  Light Colored Natural Stone Exterior Walkway Staining And Dirt Problems 

May 12, 2015 -  Five Ways How To Build A Shed Floor - Design and Construction Ideas 

May 11, 2015 -  How To Use String To Create Straight Lines - Building and Remodeling Tips 

May 6, 2015 -  Use Pavers Instead of Concrete Around Trees Near Walkways - Landscaping Tips 

April 30, 2015 - How to Draw a Circle with a Tape Measure - Construction Math 

April 30, 2015 -  How To Build Insert For Round Window Installation - Home-Building Tips

April 28, 2015 -  House Roof Framing - 3-D Single-Story Conventional Home Framing Design 

April 28, 2015 -  Footings and Slab - 3-D Single-Story Conventional Home Framing Design 

April 28, 2015 -  Floor Building - 3-D Single-Story Conventional Home Framing Design 

April 22, 2015 -  The Backyard Concrete Pond After Five Years 

April 22, 2015 -  How To Eliminate Large Gaps Between New Wood Fencing 

April 16, 2015 -  How To Install Beam in Crawlspace - Floor Framing Repairs 

April 15, 2015 -  Scratches on Flooring Can Be from Packaging Objects Left on Door Bottoms 

April 14, 2015 -  How To Remove Girder Beam - Crawlspace Framing Repairs

April 10, 2015 -  What Is A Sagging Joist? - Home Building Repair Examples 

April 10, 2015 -  How To Use Beams and Jacks to Replace Girder Beam - Conventional Floor Framing Repairs 

April 10, 2015 -  How To Use Beam and Jack to Raise Multiple Floor Joist - Crawlspace Repairs

April 10, 2015 -  How To Add Joist To Fix Sagging Floor Joist - House Framing Repairs 

April 9, 2015 -  How To Raise Sagging Subfloor Joist with Jacks and Blocks - Framing Repairs 

April 8, 2015 -  How To Repair Bathtub Surround Drywall Water Damage - Moisture Problems 

April 6, 2015 -  Here is One of the Fastest Ways to Ruin a Wood Fence - Home Tips

March 31, 2015 -  How To Repair Cut or Damaged Floor Joist - Adding More Joist - Part One 

March 31, 2015 -  How To Repair Cut or Damaged Floor Joist - Using Double Joist and Headout - Part Two 

March 31, 2015 -  How To Repair Cut or Damaged Floor Joist - Bolting New Joist To Existing - Part Three

March 27, 2015 -  Water Damaged Examples of Subflooring Repair Under Bathtub 

March 26, 2015 -  Structural Floor Framing Examples For Supporting Walls - Part One
 
March 26, 2015 -  Structural Floor Framing Examples For Supporting Walls - Part Two
  
March 26, 2015 -  Structural Floor Framing Examples For Supporting Walls - Part Three

March 26, 2015 -  Structural Floor Framing Examples For Supporting Walls - Part Four 

March 26, 2015 -  Structural Floor Framing Examples For Supporting Walls - Part Five 

March 26, 2015 -  Structural Floor Framing Examples For Supporting Walls - Part Six

March 24, 2015 -  No Toilet Paper Roll Holders In Shower - Greg's Home Remodeling Story 

March 19, 2015 -  Structural Wall Removal Tutorial - Conventionally Framed Roof Single-Story Home 

March 16, 2015 -  Avoid Putting Towel Bars Behind Toilets - Bathroom Design And Remodeling 

March 13, 2015 -  How To Fix "Some" Broken Shovels - Grandfathers Tool Repair Tips 

March 10, 2015 -  Where Did The Trashbags Go? - Kitchen Storage Tips 

March 9, 2015 -  Remove Stucco Nuggets When Tying Into Existing Structures - Home Remodeling 

March 2, 2015 -  Double Check Hold Down Locations And Heights Before Pouring Concrete 

February 27, 2015 -  Direction of Face Grain of Plywood - Floor and Roof Building Installation 

February 25, 2015 -  Two Ways You Can Tell If It's a Room Addition - Home Remodeling 

February 23, 2015 -  Couple of Ideas for Plumbers Before Damaging Truss Joist for Bathtub Installation 

February 16, 2015 -  Asphalt Water Diverter for Erosion Control - Parking Lot Construction 

February 12, 2015 -  One Way to See If You Have Two Layers of Roofing - Wood and Composition Shingles 

February 11, 2015 -  Don'tLower Garage Ceiling without Checking to See If Garage Door WillOpen and Close

February 9, 2015 -  Avoid Putting Extra Weight on Garage Header - Design and Remodeling 

February 5, 2015 -  Watch This Video Before Drywalling Your Garage Ceiling - Home Remodeling Tips 

February 5, 2015 -  Watch This Video before Replacing Garage Rafter Ties with Ceiling Joist 

February 5, 2015 -  Ceiling Joist Lumber Sizes for Two-Car Garage Remodeling 

February 5, 2015 -  Keep Fingers Away from Electrical Prongs While Plugging Extension Cords into Wall Outlets 

February 2, 2015 - Black Spots Around Power Tool Extension Cord Could Mean Trouble  

January 26, 2015 - Hedge Shadows Can Create Walkway Problems - Landscaping and Safety 

January 20, 2015 -  How To Replace Wood Fence Post and Reuse Concrete Post Footing 

January 16, 2015 -  Maximum Vertical Height Changes in Walkway - ADA Building Codes 

January 16, 2015 -  Large Walkway Areas with Multiple Directions - ADA Building Codes 

January 16, 2015 -  Cross Slope for Walking Surfaces - ADA Building Codes

January 16, 2015 -  Accessible Routes and Walking Surfaces - Americans with Disabilities Building Codes 

January 16, 2015 -  Ramps With Less Than 6 Inch Total Rise - ADA Building Codes
 
January 14, 2015 -  Where Can I Find ADA Building Code Information? 

January 13, 2015 -  Why Am I Getting Shocked by Outlet or Light Cover Screws?
 
January 12, 2015 -  Formula For Making Curved Wood Fence Gate Top - Construction Math 

January 5, 2015 -  How To Make Three Different Types of Curved Designs for Top of Wood Fence Gate 

January 5, 2015 -  How To Layout Curved Wood Fence Gate Top



2015 Home Building And Repair Videos



1/6/2016 - Metal Flashing Under Door Threshold For Extra Protection - Home Building And Repairs

1/5/2016 - Bottom of Siding Water Damage from Incorrect Installation of Foundation Metal

1/4/2016 - Don't Forget To Insulate Behind Bathtubs Against Exterior Walls

12/29/2015 - Side Driveway Extension Creates Site Drainage and Property Line Problems

12/21/2015 - Think Twice Before Installing Exterior T-Bar Ceiling - Water Damage

12/15/2015 - Potential Water Damage Problems Installing Brick, Stone and Other Materials Over Stucco

12/12/2015 - Extended Foundation Base for Brick or Stone Might Require Flashing - Home Building and Remodeling

12/10/2015 - Extended Building Façades with Open Spaces Could Create Large Amounts of Bird Poop

12/7/2015 - Building Perimeter Problem with Moderate Sloping Cross Traffic Walkway

12/4/2015 - Don't use Water and Debris Catching Wood Trim at Bottom of Lattice Fence

12/2/2015 - Over Protruding Column Details Create Safety Problems - Architectural Design Tips

11/30/2015 - How to Build Stronger Popout Shelves with Less Lumber - Home Building Tips

11/25/2015 - Keep Small Tile Strips Away from Edge of Patio or Steps

11/23/2015 - Unwanted Landscaping Trails - Problems and Solutions

11/18/2015 - How to Make Attic Larger by Adding Exterior Wall - Major Remodeling Project

11/16/2015 - Problems With Flaking After Applying Surface Coating Materials Over Concrete Walkways

11/10/2015 - Siding Replacement Tips for Damage up to 3 Feet from Bottom - Home Repairs

11/9/2015 - Wood Expansion Joints in Concrete Ramps Can Create Problems - A.D.A.

11/4/2015 - How To Extend or Add Gable Roof Overhang - Remodeling Tips

11/4/2015 - How to Extend or Add a Roof Overhang to Building - Remodeling Tips

11/3/2015 - Gravel or Planter Can Keep Sprinklers Away from Sheds - Wood Damage Prevention

11/2/2015 - Water From Roof Drain on Sidewalk Could Mean Air-Conditioning Problems

10/28/2015 - Interior Structural Wood Framing Ceiling Support Ideas for Hanging Swings

10/26/2015 - What Does the Writing Mean on the Floors Around Doors and Windows? - New Home Construction

10/22/2015 - How To Repair Gaps in Attic Roof Wood Framing Supports

10/21/2015 - A Few Ways to Brace off Free Standing Wood Framed Deck

10/21/2015  - What Type of Post Base Connection Should I Use While Building a Deck?

10/19/2015 - Simplified Education of How Upper Wall Framing Plates Work Structurally 

10/12/2015 - Why You Leave Gaps Between Windows And Wood Framing?

10/9/2015 - How To Bolt Together Unsupported Ceiling Joist - Remodeling Tips

10/8/2015 - A Few Methods for Installing Floor Joists in Attic - Home Remodeling Tips

10/8/2015 - How To Get Lumber in Attic Through Cutting Holes in Building Exterior

10/6/2015 - How To Nail Roof Framing Blocks - Attic Repairs and Remodeling

10/1/2015 - Using Walls Instead of Purlin Braces to Support Roof Rafters - Attic Remodeling Tips

10/1/2015 - What Is A Roof Purlin? - House Framing And Construction

9/29/2015 - How To Frame a Roof for an Offset Room Addition - Building and Remodeling Tips

9/23/2015 - Problems With Uneven Ground And Straight Fences - Landscaping and Construction Tips

9/21/2015 - Here's What Can Happen If Bathtubs Aren't Installed Correctly

9/16/2015 - Siding Problems With Overhanging Concrete Foundations - Building And Repairs

9/14/2015 - Why Do They Install a Middle Section of Drywall in Walls Taller Than 8 Foot?

9/11/2015 - Watch This Video Before Using Lightweight Concrete As Sound Barrier Between Floors

9/10/2015 - Straps With Holes Can Create Problems For Plumbing, Electrical and Mechanical

9/8/2015 - Watch This Video Before Replacing Bedroom Windows - Emergency Escape and Rescue Opening
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