Framing Archive

How to Trim the Joists to Create a Lowered Floor

Your house needs major repairs. In general the bathrooms of your home require most complex updates.The bathroom remodeling may require the creation of a barrier-free shower.  In order to achieve this, you need to lower the framing of the bathroom floor to have the necessary depth for the drain.  It is known that shower drain [&hellip

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How to Estimate the Materials for House Framing

Framing a house is not an easy task. It requires technical and professional approach. You need years of apprenticeship and experience to learn how to frame a house. However, the basics of beginning framing, setting a work calendar and the estimation of materials can be learned within several hours. First, you need a list of [&hellip

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The Advantages of Using Metal Studs for House Framing

There is no difference between plans and designs of a wood framed house and a metal framed house. In plus there are many reasons to believe that metal studs are a better alternative to wood. Many homeowners and general contractors agree that cold formed steel studs offer significant advantages in home construction industry. We can [&hellip

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How to Frame a House Floor

When the basement or crawlspace is done the next step is framing the floor. Floor framing provides support for floor loads, and gives lateral support to exterior walls. Because this structure will serve as the support system for the rest of the house, it’s imperative to use a method whereby the lumber withstands a heavy [&hellip

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House Framing or Rough Carpentry

What is Framing? Framing is known as “rough carpentry”, and is the most important feature of your home. The structure of a house is found in the framework, which reveals a first glimpse of the structure’s final form. It needs to be strong enough to carry the weight of everything attached to it. Materials Used [&hellip

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