Home Building

House floor frame
What Is a Rim Joist?
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Timber-frame house.
Joist vs. Beam
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Glass and coffee table on a round fiber rug by an accent chair with a sheep throw. Light wood flooring and and arch room dividers.
What Is a Joist?
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Cracked foundation corner.
Foundation Cracks: Should You Worry?
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house and yard
What to Look for When Buying a House
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How to Frame a Single-Slope Roof
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How to Assemble a Two-Hour Fire-Rated Wall
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Blueprints.
How to Read Plumbing Blueprints
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House frame
How Much Rebar Is Used in the Construction of a Block Wall?
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Couple talking to architect
How Thick Is the Floor Between Two Levels?
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Couple with plans at construction site
Second Floor House Framing Techniques
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Man hammering nail into lumber
How Many Nails Per Board in Roof Sheathing?
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How to Calculate the Angle of a Gambrel Roof Truss
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High angle view of Nidelva River, Trondheim, Norway
How Much of a Slope Do You Need for a Walkout Basement?
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Repairing roof. Nailing flashing
How Often Do You Put Screws on a Metal Roof?
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Crack in concrete wall
Rebar Requirements in Concrete Wall Construction
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Wooden frame of house
How Far Apart Do I Set Rafters for a Tin Roof?
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Foundation of house
How to Install an Exterior Door on Cinder Blocks
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Electric fan
How to Calculate the CFM of a Room
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Central air conditioner
What Is an Air Conditioner Hard Start?
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home construction
Why Is My Just Poured Cement Crumbling?
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Girl in a tree house
Do I Need a Permit for a Tree House in My Backyard?
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High section view of a building, Massachusetts
What Is the Rake of a Roof?
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Front Stoop
Standard Sizes of the Steps for a Front Porch
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Two-story home, exterior view.
What Is the Difference Between a Split-Level and a Two-Story Home?
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How Far Can You Span a 2X10 Floor Joist?
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Stair Tread & Riser Calculations
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Tiler
How to Grout Beveled Tile
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How to Find the Square Feet of Stairs
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Disadvantages to Building a House on a Hill
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House roof
How Much Roof Overhang for a Metal Roof?
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Roof support beams in home under construction
What Is the Standard Spacing of a Roof Rafter?
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How to Install J-trim on Steel Buildings
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How to Splice a Ridge Beam
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Joist Vs. Truss
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Pros & Cons of a Walkout Basement
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