Tips For Home Construction

Some top tips for making sure you succeed with your home construction plans. Firstly, you should choose the right location and I found some great tips here. This is just as important when buying a

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Some top tips for making sure you succeed with your home construction plans. Firstly, you should choose the right location and I found some great tips here. This is just as important when buying a

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What Is Piling? A Home Construction Essential

In the world of construction, piling is a very important term.   Piling is a technique used to set a deep foundation for structures. This is an essential part of any construction project. Wood, concrete,

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In the world of construction, piling is a very important term.   Piling is a technique used to set a deep foundation for structures. This is an essential part of any construction project. Wood, concrete,

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Home Construction: Are You Doing It?

With the credit crunch biting at our heels, i am curious to know just how many people are still going ahead with any home renovations and improvements. Our neighbours were due to have a new

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With the credit crunch biting at our heels, i am curious to know just how many people are still going ahead with any home renovations and improvements. Our neighbours were due to have a new

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Bathroom Improvements: Still Important

  As well as undergoing some form of home construction, many people also like to renovate their bathroom.   The bathroom needs to be taken care of, so it is definitely worth investing some time

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  As well as undergoing some form of home construction, many people also like to renovate their bathroom.   The bathroom needs to be taken care of, so it is definitely worth investing some time

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About Child Bedroom Decor

    The back to school period is filled with excitement, shopping and, ultimately, change. As your child prepares for a fun year of learning, consider revamping his or her back to school decor. Why

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    The back to school period is filled with excitement, shopping and, ultimately, change. As your child prepares for a fun year of learning, consider revamping his or her back to school decor. Why

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Home Construction for a Child’s Bedroom

If you are considering redesigning your child’s bedroom, choosing the right time may never be an easy one. They have probably grown quite fond of the Thomas the Tank Engine wallpaper, but as a parent,

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If you are considering redesigning your child’s bedroom, choosing the right time may never be an easy one. They have probably grown quite fond of the Thomas the Tank Engine wallpaper, but as a parent,

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Miter Returns

Let’s begin with the trim itself. There are many different profiles of trim, and if you can’t find what you’re looking for I guarantee someone can make a shaper knife to cut it for you.

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Let’s begin with the trim itself. There are many different profiles of trim, and if you can’t find what you’re looking for I guarantee someone can make a shaper knife to cut it for you.

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Floor Framing – Part 3

Now that the joists have been placed and nailed we begin the sheathing of the joists. Sheathing will add stability to the joists and allow us to frame walls on top of it.    

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Now that the joists have been placed and nailed we begin the sheathing of the joists. Sheathing will add stability to the joists and allow us to frame walls on top of it.    

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Floor Framing – Part 2

There are many different types of joists available and all of them have their pros and cons. Some factors affecting your decisions will be floor deflection, ease of installation, and workability.   Nominal lumber is

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There are many different types of joists available and all of them have their pros and cons. Some factors affecting your decisions will be floor deflection, ease of installation, and workability.   Nominal lumber is

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Floor Framing – Part 1

Conventionally, first floor framing is nailed to a pressure treated sill plate, which is attached to a concrete foundation with anchor bolts. From here your standard framing details will apply – where there are rim

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Conventionally, first floor framing is nailed to a pressure treated sill plate, which is attached to a concrete foundation with anchor bolts. From here your standard framing details will apply – where there are rim

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