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Building Attic Knee Walls - 2x6 - Fire Rebuild
 
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Music by Kevin MacLeod - Pinball Spring - Thanks.
Views: 37033 Battle of the Tools
Cripple walls
 
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Cripple walls Earthquake Retrofit
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How to Tell if Your Wall is Load Bearing, How To Cut a Doorway in a Load Bearing Wall
 
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Be sure to view our other video on How To Eliminate Wobble in a kitchen wall: https://youtu.be/KWIHdWjPKC0 Tools we recommend: Dewalt Framing Nailer Kit: https://amzn.to/2BIespt It's a 20-Volt MAX XR Lithium-Ion battery cordless brushless 2-speed 33-degree framing nailer. This comes with charger and case too. I got this as a great alternative to having a compressor and twisted hoses everywhere to power a framing nailer to nail the bottom plate and wall studs back together, and add cabinet blocking to our stud walls. Here we show you DIY friends how to tell if a wall is load bearing, and we explain the physics and engineering behind load bearing walls, and break down each of the components of a stud wall for you in this bearing wall design example, like jack studs and kind studs, both important parts of your load bearing wall framing. Keep in mind this house was built in 1946 on the cheap for veterans, and so the header over this door frame resting on the jack studs was not correct. Today's building codes for bearing wall framing would have the header as a two 2x6 boards, with a half inch plywood sandwiched in between and they would be mounted with the 6" side upward vertically, not laying down flat on the jack studs as the door frame on this load bearing wall shows. If you are about to take down your wall in the kitchen to open up the kitchen to the living room, you need to know if that is a • bearing wall structure because you can't just demolish that wall, there are certain bracing precautions you must use prior to load bearing wall removal. So at this point, you really have to study and learn how to know if a wall is load bearing. A load bearing wall is a wall that directly bears the point load weight of the roof trusses or a second floor above it. If it is a true load bearing wall, then usually the floor joists of the attic above your wall will sit with one end of the joist on the top of your stud wall, and so people remodeling a house need to determine if the wall is load bearing or not. If you see a floor joist end on top of your stud wall, then it is a load bearing wall, and you know you can't just remove load bearing wall until you put the new framing in. The strict definition of the load bearing wall is if the ends of a roof truss or floor joists sit on top of your stud wall, then you know there is a point load going down to ground. But what if the joists are just traveling across the top of your stud wall, and the joists are supported on both ends of the house, is your wall still load bearing? In this potential bearing wall design example, opinions vary. It's a tough question, not everyone is a structural engineering expert. I witnessed 2 contractors debating over whether this was a load bearing wall. Some people say yes these are load bearing walls, and some say no. But you cant go wrong in treating it as a load bearing wall, and just make sure you don't take the whole wall down at once. to be safe for load bearing wall removal, you can always build a temporary stud wall to brace the ceiling joists until you replace the bearing wall with a beam and its supports. But if it is a load bearing wall, you need to build bracing to support the floor joists or other loads above prior to removing any studs from this wall. Also the header over the door should be made of two 2x6 pieces of wood nailed together and mounted so the 6" tall part should be the header over the door top. You may need a 1/2" thick filler piece nailed between them. This is what I think is the funny part, you have to build a bearing wall framing structure in order to take down a load bearing framing structure. Load bearing wall removal If the wall is load bearing, then you cannot just start pulling studs out of it to open up your kitchen for that open concept look because then the load, which is your roof or second floor, could come crashing down. You need to build a temporary stud wall and mount it pretty close to your load bearing wall to support the ceiling structure above it before you can remove that load bearing wall. At the risk of sounding repetitive, do not remove any load bearing walls unless you have some type of shoring or temporary bearing wall framing installed. You have to install a load bearing wall to remove a load bearing wall. Sounds counter-intuitive, but think of this temporary bearing wall as a stunt double for the original. Based on the information in this video, you'll be able to quickly determine whether your wall is load bearing or not, and see the necessary anatomy of what a properly framed door cut out should look like to create a cutout for a door in a load bearing wall. Once you decide to cut out a door frame into the wall, this video also shows you the anatomy of the stud wall framing, and discusses the wall framing, the header board, the jack stud, and the king stud, all components in involved in framing a door into the middle of stud wall framing.
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Earthquake Brace + Bolt
 
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EBB is offered by the California Residential Mitigation Program, a joint power authority of the California Earthquake Authority (CEA) and the Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES). EBB was developed to help homeowners lessen the potential for damage to their houses during an earthquake. A residential seismic retrofit strengthens an existing house, making it more resistant to earthquake activity such as ground shaking and soil failure, by bolting the house to its foundation and adding bracing around the perimeter of the crawl space. Owners of houses in designated ZIP Codes will be eligible for an incentive payment of up to $3,000 to help pay costs associated with retrofitting their houses. A typical retrofit may cost between $2,000 and $10,000 depending upon whether the homeowner performs the work as a DIY project or hires a contractor, the location, the size of the house, and the amount of work involved.
Views: 4243 Positively Napa
Floor Framing Part 9: Blocking, Cripples, and Joist Hangers
 
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Floor Framing Part 9 is packed full of special techniques to make your flooring system sturdy. We show you how to make cripples for your rough openings as well as the importance of using joist hangers in your project. We top it all off by demonstrating an easy way to install blocking to create a sturdy floor
Views: 98947 NSM Construction
Quick Tips:  Wood Blocking
 
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In this video we demonstrate how to attach wood blocks between rafters in the attic. Wood blocking gives installers the ability to mount a solar array when a necessary roof attachment point does not align with a rafter. For additional information on code-compliant rooftop solar mounting, visit our website: www.quickmountpv.com
Views: 9383 Quick Mount PV
Tiny House 26 - Install Blocking
 
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The walls are starting to become stronger with the roof on and the loft joists but they still need some support. In this video I install the blocking between the studs to really make the walls a lot stronger. Watch part 27 here: http://youtu.be/HrAbHdE_HlY Check out the Land To House website: http://www.landtohouse.com See whats coming up before it hits Youtube on my Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/LandToHouse
Views: 10737 Land to House
Valley Rafter
 
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http://www.AsktheBuilder.com founder Tim Carter shows a valley rafter in a common-framed roof. Discover more information on roof rafters at askthebuilder.com: http://www.askthebuilder.com/cutting-a-roof-rafter/ http://www.askthebuilder.com/how-to-cut-a-simple-common-roof-rafter/ http://www.askthebuilder.com/can-roof-rafters-be-vaulted/ http://www.askthebuilder.com/roof-framing-basics/
Views: 439930 Ask the Builder
Attic Bracing
 
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Views: 2271 Robbins Contracting
Loft Conversion Part 2 - Cutting & fitting the joists. Joist installation.
 
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This is part 2 in my series of loft conversion videos. In this video I show how I cut my my joists, make packer plates, get the joists from the garden up into the loft and how I fix and secure the joists in place. When I upload more loft conversion videos I'll put the links to the videos below. For more loft conversion videos please click on the following links: Loft conversion part 1 - Removing the insulation & lime mortar - https://youtu.be/QysHnLoFQR8 Loft Conversion part 2 - Cutting and fitting the joists - https://youtu.be/un7vUwkSrnk Loft conversion part 3 - Building the block work wall - https://youtu.be/Xj81qoCMQDg Loft Conversion part 4 - Fit more joists up to the block work - https://youtu.be/vNIZ3qG9qqY For more DIY videos please click on the following links: How to plaster a 3 sided wall - https://youtu.be/d9fhFEWhvHo How to install LED downlighters - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjtB6OnjvlE How to wire a ceiling rose - https://youtu.be/FjmC0qx1nrU How to install a bathroom sink unit - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8H55hZ3qFuA How to fit a shower tray with shower tray riser - https://youtu.be/y2DI998gxdg For more DIY, HOW TO, HOUSEHOLD TIPS and PRODUCT REVIEW please subscribe to POUSE around the HOUSE. Thanks for watching! Music Credits Artist - Pouse Party Song Name - Intro/Outro Artist - The Elephant Rescue Plan Song Name - Ambush
Views: 48425 POUSE around the HOUSE
This Is One of the Biggest Problems Keeping Floor Joist Straight
 
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http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com/framing/floors/index.html Click on this link for more videos about floor framing, new home construction and building repairs. One of the biggest problems when building wood framed floors and installing midspan blocks will be bowed floor joists created from over or undersized blocking that will eventually create problems for floor sheathing. This seems to be a big problem with professionals, but even a bigger problem with do-it-yourselfers.
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How To Structurally Support Load Bearing Walls – Truss Joist Floor Framing Repairs
 
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http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com/repairs/framing/index.html Click on this link for more information about structural engineering, floor framing and home building. This video will provide you with everything you need to know about this type of repair, but will provide you with a few examples of how you can support load bearing walls that are creating problems in the floor framing, because the home wasn't built correctly. You can use double joist to support structural walls and truss joists blocks for truss joists type framing, but you should always check with a structural engineer for clarification. These videos are only meant to give you ideas and will not work all the time or for every type of building..
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Something You Should Know About 2x4 Engineered Floor Joists And Stairwells
 
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http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com/framing/floor.html Click on this link for more information about floor framing, new home construction and building repairs. Here's another video that might be helpful for anyone planning on building a home with manufactured 2 x 4 floor joist, especially if you're going to be installing a stairwell for a set of stairs. Keep in mind that most 2 x 4 engineered floor joists systems are designed specifically for each project and parts might not be interchangeable or able to be cut or modified in any way for smaller spans.
Views: 51791 gregvancom
What's Better Flat or On Edge? – Rafter and Wall Tie Cross Bracing
 
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http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com Click on this link for more information about a variety of different construction, remodeling and home repair topics. This video is the response to a comment I received in another video about rafter tie cross bracing and how it can be used stabilize exterior walls to prevent them from moving and make the building a little stronger.
Views: 673 constructionideas
Attic Insulation Done Wrong… and How to Do It Right!
 
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http://www.drenergysaver.com | 1-888-225-6260 In Episode 71 of the On the Job Video series, Larry Janesky, owner and founder of Dr. Energy Saver, walks us through the attic of a home in Connecticut that had been previously insulated by another contractor to illustrate common mistakes being perpetrated by many insulation contractors across the country. The owners of this home had serious comfort issues, with uneven temperatures around the house and rooms that were just drafty and hard to heat. They called contractors from the state energy program for help. After a quick energy audit, the contractors informed the homeowners that they would benefit from additional attic insulation -- and the contractor was then hired to add inches of blown fiberglass to the attic. After the work was performed, however, the home was still just as uncomfortable as it was before. That is when they decided to call in Dr. Energy Saver and find out what went wrong. After performing a blower door test, Larry and his team realized that there was a significant amount of air leaking in and out of the house, greatly impacting comfort and energy savings. Sure enough, when Dr. Energy Saver’s technicians inspected the recently insulated attic they found out that no air sealing was performed in the area. The only way to stop cold air from leaking into a house and making it uncomfortable is to stop heated air from leaking out – and since heated air rises, it usually leaks out of the upper levels of the house. The smallest gaps in the building, such as those around pipes and wires, lights, bathroom fans, duct chases and other ceiling fixtures, can amount to huge leakages. Blown fiberglass does nothing to stop air leakages. The air flows right through it. It is, therefore, very important to thoroughly air seal the attic completely before applying insulation. In this case, Dr. Energy Saver had to vacuum all the fiberglass insulation out of the attic just to be able to access the areas that needed to be sealed. After air sealing the attic, a new blower door test showed that they were able to reduce overall air leakage by 20%. After that, new plywood dams were built to contain the new cellulose insulation, which has a higher R-Value per inch than fiberglass. This brought the R-Value of the attic insulation up to U.S. Department of Energy’s recommended levels for the Northeast. According to Larry, installing attic insulation without air sealing is malpractice, yet it is a very common practice among contractors because homeowners aren’t always aware of the problem. We hope this video will help homeowners across the U.S. make informed decisions when it comes to improving comfort and energy efficiency in their homes.
Views: 1000248 Dr. Energy Saver
Learn to build a pony wall
 
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Learn to build a pony wall on a stepped foundation.
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Loft Conversion (Animation) by Wasim
 
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Shafix Design & Install Previous: Shaf’s Building Services
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Installing the Subfloor
 
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Thorough Construction's lead carpenter Connor McKenna applies panel adhesive to the tops of the new, sistered joists before laying four-by-eight sheets of Georgia-Pacific Plytanium Studifloor on top.
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Sub-floor Installation Tips from Georgia-Pacific
 
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How to correctly install a plywood or OSB sub-floor.
How to Frame: Part 1 - Framing a Wall
 
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In part 1 of this 3-part series, we'll learn how to frame a wall in a room. I'm demonstrating how to frame a wall in my basement but this technique applies to basements, attics, shops or any other space. This is a fairly long video because there's a lot to go over but be sure to watch this video before moving on to videos 2 and 3, which focus on framing Windows and Doors as well as Closets and Soffits. Windows and Doors: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pStSkplfXY Soffits and Closets: https://youtu.be/2NR6uDfDtXs PRODUCTS IN THIS VIDEO (These are Amazon Affiliate Links, which help me out but don't cost you any more): • 21° Framing Nailer: https://amzn.to/2SI5nE6 • 3" Framin Nails: https://amzn.to/2H0rkwY (these are cheaper when bought locally due to their weight/cost ratio) • Speed Square: https://amzn.to/2RCfz3R • 1" Auger Drill Bit: https://amzn.to/2Rh8hmM • Powerful Dewalt 8 Amp Drill: https://amzn.to/2SEvtI8 • My Tape Measure of Choice (Stanley FatMax 30'): https://amzn.to/2sd1ADc • Ramset Concrete Nail Gun: https://amzn.to/2RdTlFW • 3" Concrete Nails: https://amzn.to/2VBlDsA • .22 Caliber Ramset Load for Ramset Gun: https://amzn.to/2SHfid7 Do you have tips, tricks or suggestions? I'm always open to learning how to do things better so please share what you know! Questions are welcome as well. Good luck with your project!
Views: 511372 LRN2DIY
Anchor Bolt Embedment - Foundation And Framing Tips
 
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http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com/foundations/index.html Click on this link for more information about building foundations and engineering. Watch this video to learn about some of the problems I faced and challenges I encountered while dealing with anchor bolts and the minimum embedment requirements by the structural engineer and building departments. I can't tell you how many times I needed to carve out enough space, because the anchor bolt wasn't long enough or add washers because it was sticking out too far. Anyway, this video will provide you with a little more insight and helpful advice for construction and home building. If you're looking for more, check out our websites, books and videos.
Views: 61341 gregvancom
Charlie Starr - Thats The Way (Zep cover)
 
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Recorded at Eddies Attic 1-15-15 Blackberry Smoke on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/BBSiTunes Official Website: http://www.blackberrysmoke.com Official Web Store: http://smarturl.it/BBS-Store
Views: 31006 Eric Almy
How To Relocate Floor Joist For Plumbing Pipes – Using Double Joist and Headout
 
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http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com/repairs/framing/index.html Click on this link if you're looking for more floor framing repair videos. This is the second video in a three-part series on how to repair floor joist that has been damaged or cut in half. The examples in this video will use double joist framing methods for the repairs. Remember, these are only examples and might not work in every situation or something that would be recommended by a structural engineer.
Views: 83154 gregvancom
Hybrid Air Seal Verification without Wall Insulation
 
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Testing your new home or addition at predrywall is the most opportune time to ensure your envelope is continuous and contiguous...AIR SEALED! It is in the details. From the Test-In to the Test-Out after the sealing was complete, the leakage in the building was almost cut in HALF!!
Views: 92 Elm Energy Group
Charlie Starr - Busted (Ray Charles cover) w/Benji Shanks
 
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Recorded at Eddies Attic 1-15-16 Blackberry Smoke on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/BBSiTunes Official Website: http://www.blackberrysmoke.com Official Web Store: http://smarturl.it/BBS-Store
Views: 24312 Eric Almy
Six Examples of How Second-Story Walls Are Supported – Structural Framing and Engineering
 
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http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com/engineering/index.html Click on this link for more information about structural engineering and new home construction. If you visit the link above you will find more information about structural engineering and floor framing, because I broke it down into six separate videos. Don't forget to visit our other channels to learn more about construction, building and engineering.
Views: 143652 constructionideas
Introduction to Joist and Beam Hangers
 
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Watch this video to learn about the differences between typical face mount and top flange hanger installations. You’ll also learn how to correctly install joist and beam hangers. Learn more at http://bit.ly/1T5eJBS.
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Simple Method to Sister Joists
 
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Our 60 year old floor joists are showing their age. Here's how we are correcting the problems. I forgot to mention the construction adhesive in between them...
Views: 53039 nathanddrews
EASY WAY TO HIDE CABLE WIRES IN A WALL WITHOUT TOOLS
 
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How to fish / hide cable wires in a wall using an existing coax cable, barrel connector and speaker wires taped together. installing or hiding wires can be hard but if you got existing long cable it can be easy. RG6 coax cable - http://amzn.to/2z6Mamb barrel cable connector- http://amzn.to/2y8fM4H electric tape - http://amzn.to/2g0KV3u fish tape - http://amzn.to/2y85hOA 50FT SPEAKER WIRES - http://amzn.to/2xsQiLo Learn more about Tech, Subscribe here- https://www.youtube.com/tampatec * Follow Tampatec on Instagram for tech videos and tech giveaways -https://www.instagram.com/tampatec/ *Follow on G+ http://bit.ly/2ormuvN * I offer free tech support for my subs and followers *Some of these products I buy myself and some I receive for free to produce a Howto guide or / and review for companies but I DON'T get $ for product reviews. *My TV repair tools I use in my videos found here- http://amzn.to/2cs67fD these links support my tech channel Hi, I'm Paul an electronics tech from NYC area but live in Tampa bay area currently aka Tampatec, I post weekly usually on the weekends. My Howto tech channel is aimed for the novice tech or anyone that wants an easy to follow tech guide or wants to easily learn how to setup, use or fix their electronics. whether it's LED LCD TV, tablets, phone repair, home automation setup, Google Home, Chromecast guide, Echo dot tutorials, just to name a few. I'm here to help for free, just subscribe. * When working on electronics act at your own risk, follow your electronics safety manual and / or NEC safety codes, unplug power and properly discharge capacitors in circuit safely. I believe in this famous quote- give a person a fish they eat for a day but teach that person to fish and they will eat for a life time. Thanks for watching and your support!
Views: 49544 Tampatec
Earthquake Prepared - Retrofit your Home
 
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Is your home earthquake prepared? If your home is over a certain age you might be at risk. Bruce Schoonmaker from Earthquakeprepared.com will show you how you can retrofit your home to be better prepared to withstand an earthquake.. A-FFIX's mission is to provide earthquake preparation and education to and assist in securing the homes of Puget Sound's residents, with a strong commitment to honesty, integrity and excellence. The safety of you and your family, and of the community as a whole, is of the utmost importance to us. Along with retrofit (strengthening a structure's understructure), A-FFIX offers numerous other services to help prepare homes and businesses for earthquakes: securing interiors, applying protective windowfilm, providing emergency supplies and preparation advice, and restoring failing understructures beyond conventional retrofit. Our experience securing old houses with unconventional foundations, including foundations made of brick and cracked or deteriorating foundations, makes us a leading area specialist in foundation repair. We also do all types of general structural repair, including the restoration of beams and joists, pilings, and shoring and footing systems.
Views: 24973 Expofilms
Removing a Wall...Raising the Floor
 
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Watch as we remove the wall between the sun room and living room and raise up the floor to match. More info, pics and background on the blog at swampcreekcabin.com
Views: 2554 The Oregon Tale
Where You Can Drill Holes and Cut Notches in Structural Floor Framing Joist
 
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http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com/engineering/index.html Click on this link for more information about structural engineering, house framing and building repairs. In this video I hope to provide you with a few examples of where you can drill holes and cut notches floor framing joist, even though I will not be able to tell you how many notches you're allowed to cut or holes you're allowed to drill in a single joist. Make sure you get something in writing from your structural engineer, before cutting and notching any structural members including joist, roof rafters and wall studs.
Views: 54758 gregvancom
(FRAMING 2nd FLOOR LOFT FLOOR) Timber Frame House Build
 
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We are moving up in this video. Time to start on the 2nd floor loft. The purlins that support the exterior rafters are put in the walls and then we get the floor joist on. We are Kirk and Jessica. A couple years ago we decided that the life we were living was not the life we wanted. Are we against technology? Not at all. We are building our own off-grid (Power Grid) homestead and are starting down the road to producing as much of our own food that we can. We will use technology where we can, but the main goal is to live a life that makes us happy. Follow along on this journey and see where it leads us. -- FOLLOW OUR JOURNEY ONLINE: Jack of all trades, master of none. Follow along with our build. Smile and cheer for our ups, cry with us for the mistakes, but most importantly, keep us company and give positive advice as we learn to live to be self sufficient. Website: http://theforeverhomestead.com Facebook: https://goo.gl/QZcYiq Instagram: https://goo.gl/tnM9Kz
Views: 2069 The Forever Homestead
Build Log - Floor Joists Layout and Installed
 
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Day 1 I marked my layout lines and attached all the joist hangars and set the joists in place. Didn't have a whole lot of video from the day.
Views: 4938 My Garage Build
Framing : OSB vs. Plywood - Whats the difference in COST AND PERFORMANCE
 
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Talking Cost and Performance With The Most Popular Sheathing Choices - Plywood vs. OSB when Framing a New Home! https://www.instagram.com/risingerbuild/ https://www.mattrisinger.com Photo Credit - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oriented_strand_board#/media/File:OSB_production.jpg Huge thanks to our Show sponsors USG/Tremco, Polywall, Huber, Dorken Delta, Prosoco, Marvin Windows, Roxul & Endura for helping to make these videos possible! These are all trusted companies that Matt has worked with for years and trusts their products in the homes he builds. http://www.Securockexoair.com/en.html http://www.Dorken.com http://www.Poly-Wall.com http://www.Huberwood.com http://www.Prosoco.com http://www.Marvin.com http://www.Roxul.com http://www.EnduraProducts.com
Views: 1173504 Matt Risinger
Constructing a Suspended Floor to Building Regs
 
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Constructing a floor ,installing insulation and laying 18mm chip board tongue and groove Any questions fire away I always answer Music by Joakim Karud Dreams and Clouds
Views: 45709 CJR ELECTRICAL
Wall Framing Trick
 
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http://www.AsktheBuilder.com founder, Tim Carter, shows a nifty trick when framing walls for a house. Don't allow an interior wall to touch an exterior wall. Leave a 3/4-inch gap so you can slide drywall in one giant piece instead of having to cut it at the corners. This wall framing trick also helps prevent air infiltration because the vapor barrier and drywall are solid along the entire exterior wall surfaces of the entire house. You save lumber too because there's no need for lathe catcher studs at the intersection of the two walls.
Views: 131266 Ask the Builder
How To Repair Cut or Damaged Floor Joist – Bolting New Joist To Existing
 
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http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com/repairs/framing/index.html Click on this link for more information about home repairs. This is the last video in our three-part series on how to repair floor joist that is been cut. This is an actual example of a method used one time for a damaged floor joist repair that was given to me by a structural engineer. Don't forget to watch the other videos for more information on floor framing joist repairs.
Views: 226703 gregvancom
DIY Home Build: Second Story Floor Joists (Framing)
 
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The 2x12 lumber that I picked up a few weeks ago is perfect. The joists are so straight that I can't hardly find the crown in the lumber. It's coming together quick but there's lots of little stuff that has to be done before I can get the upstairs walls up. https://www.facebook.com/RPRIdaho/ Instagram: @redpoppyranch https://www.pinterest.com/redpoppyranch/ Contact: [email protected] Video about Lifevantage products and the science behind them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bs8ecK_Z2z0 Link to these products: http://redpoppyranch.lifevantage.com/ Music: http://www.epidemicsound.com/
Views: 80274 Red Poppy Ranch
Designing Tiny House Gravity Feed Water System & Testing Tanks
 
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I am working on my tiny house gravity feed water system. This will simply be two water tanks up in the tiny home loft which will have water in them. The water pressure from gravity should be enough to provide running water in my kitchen and bathroom sinks. I took the tanks outside to test them for water leaks. I put in a nipple and an end cap so I could put some water in them. I brought up 10 gallons of water from the creek in two food grade 5 gallon water jugs. I poured a bit of water into one tank to see if it would hold water. It leaked in two places. So I tightened the fittings hoping to stop the leaks. Unfortunately I found out that the plastic piece that holds the metal elbow pipe in place is cracked and that is leaking. This is a part of the tank itself so this water tank is eliminated from use in my tiny house water system. I took one tank upstairs in the loft to see where it would fit best. I have two really strong walls in the loft. The floor right over the bathroom wall is built strong with 4 studs under a 5 foot span. On the back wall I have cripples all the way from the loft floor joists to the floor of the tiny house downstairs. The loft floor joists are tied into the wall studs as well. This is a very strong wall. I will use a couple 2x8 boards from the old barn to spread out the load across more of the floor surface area under the two water tanks. After moving things around a bit and testing various ideas I ended up with the water tanks on the back side of the tiny house parallel with the bumper of the tiny house trailer. This seems to be the best place. This allows me to have space for bed and also a place to sit by the window upstairs and study or read a book if I want. Now I just need to get two water tanks that will hold water tightly and I will have running water in the tiny house on wheels. Follow my daily progress on the path to self sufficiency on my off grid solar homestead. https://www.youtube.com/user/techman2015/playlists?view=50&shelf_id=10&sort=dd Please donate to help keep The Off Grid Project ™ going: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=3TQSWXLLRZ6HW Join The Off Grid Project ™ and The Do It Yourself World ™ forum and share your ideas, tips and projects. http://www.thediyworld.com/forum The Off Grid Project ™ is presented by The Do It Yourself World ™. http://www.TheDIYworld.com
Enerpro Systems Strata Retrofit for Mckinnon House
 
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Enerpro Systems is pleased to present our integrated Energy Management System for Mckinnon House
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Jack Rafters
 
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Jack Rafter, Calculation, Building Reno
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Installing LVL Beams During a Residential Remodel
 
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To learn more visit http://solutions.dunnlumber.com/projects/installing-lvl-beams-during-a-residential-remodel LVL beams are available in smaller sizes that can be easily hauled to a location by hand, and screwed together to form a larger member that will meet requirements to carry a load.
Views: 402168 DunnLumber1907
Sistering  floor joists
 
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Pretty much all of the ends of the floor joist touching in this room were rotten. Maybe I should have used thicker pieces of timber but this job is good enough for me considering that the floor was only holding because of the floor boards. To sister each joist I use a piece of timber the same side of the joist on either side overlapping generously, bound them with glue AND bolted them together. Please subscribe to this channel so I can share with you the exciting projects coming up!
Views: 157213 BIY
Harrop House - Second Floor Joists
 
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We are renovating a 125 year old Farm House. http://harrophouse.com In this episode, I demonstrate how I retrofit the second floor with new joists before removing the old ones. Soundtrack: Cold Funk - Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-... Artist: http://incompetech.com/
Views: 52615 Andrew Doran
A Guide to the 2009 IRC® Wood Wall Bracing Provisions
 
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While lateral bracing is just one of many important factors to consider when designing, performing plan review, building and inspecting a residential structure, it is also one of most common sources of confusion and misapplication. This book was jointly developed by ICC and APA—the Engineered Wood Association to help designers, builders, building officials and others effectively understand and apply the wood-frame lateral bracing requirements of the 2009 International Residential Code® (IRC). This new guide covers lateral forces on a house, the history of bracing provisions, code limitations, permissible bracing options, connection details for bracing systems, pony and cripple wall requirements, and whole house considerations using illustrated design examples. It also includes more than 200 full-color tables, figures, and photographs. 255 Pages
Views: 7117 ICCMEDIA
Tommy's Trade Secrets - How To Build A Stud Wall
 
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For all your trade and DIY tools and materials visit - http://www.tradessupermarket.com For DIY videos, expert advice and a great shop all in one visit - http://www.tradessupermarket.com/secrets A good solid stud wall is only as strong as the stud-work. Learn how to build a stud wall with our easy to follow step by step guide.
Views: 919004 Tommy's Yard
Episode 3 - Floor joist installation - Carpentry stage - Small Space Big Build Project
 
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CHECK OUT - http://www.ourbuildhandyman.com.au/ AND http://www.renovationjunkies.com.au/ For DIY & Renovation Tips. TOOLS USED FOR THIS PROJECT - http://amzn.to/1BkDySY Builders Square - http://amzn.to/1A8QX0Z Ear Muffs - http://amzn.to/1A8QFY9 Safety Glasses - http://amzn.to/1HdNIbR For more in depth overview visit my blog post related to this stage - http://bit.ly/1tq7UmC FOR MORE DIY, Tool Reviews, Renovation Tips and Social, Visit - http://www.ourbuildhandyman.com.au/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Our-Build/501183953335817 https://twitter.com/OurBuild https://plus.google.com/u/0/103490522511773227702/about http://www.renovationjunkies.com.au/ https://www.facebook.com/renojunkies/?ref=hl https://twitter.com/Reno_Junkies https://plus.google.com/u/1/communities/100808934011044074153
Views: 50918 Our Build
Advanced Framing vs Traditional Framing
 
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Follow me on Instagram for daily posting - https://www.instagram.com/risingerbuild/ In this video I'll show you the differences between Advanced Framing and Traditional Framing methods. For more information visit my blog at http://www.MattRisinger.com -Matt Risinger Principal of Risinger Homes in Austin, TX
Views: 1644368 Matt Risinger
The Right Way To Insulate: Sidewalls and Unheated Areas - Part Two
 
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Visit http://www.idi-insulation.com/ for all your insulation information. Part 2 of an instructional video for The Right Way To Insulate Sidewalls and Unheated Areas from Certain Teed fiberglass insulation. Instruction on insulating sidewalls with faced and un-faced batts. Insulating un-heated areas and insulating rooms with steel studs as well as ceilings.
Views: 78070 IDI Distributors