What Causes Cracks In Your Roof Framing? - There are a few different
things that could cause cracks in your roof framing rafters and other
structural components that are used while building your roof. Some of
these cracks are actually in the lumber and no one ever did anything
about them, while building the roof.
Framing Secrets - Plan, Measure Then Build - When I first started
working in construction, I was 16 years old and my first job was
building stairs with my father. Within a few years I got to help my dad
build some extremely difficult custom home roofs. These roofs required
about five days for two men to cut and assemble.
Simple Rules for Beginner House Framing - If you haven't ever built
a house before and you don't have any experience building a house, I
would like to share five simple rules for beginner house framing with
you. These five simple rules aren't going to solve all of your problems,
but they're going to provide you with a step in the right direction.
Floor Joisting Framing Secrets - I was about 18 years old, when my
dad needed to build a floor that was going to be located inside of an
industrial tilt up building. The floor joisting framing secrets that I'm
about to share with you, were learned on this particular job.
Carpenter That I Ever Knew - My dad could build anything. I watched
him build a room addition on our house when I was a child, build
furniture in the garage and even built his own campers for his truck. My
dad is truly the best carpenter that I ever knew and remains so to this
Problems Created From Roof Leaks to Roof Framing - You're not going
to need to be a construction specialist or have 50 years of experience
in the construction industry to look at a section of your roof framing
that is suffering from water damage, to get a pretty good idea that you
might have a roof leak.
Tips for Easier Gable Roof Framing - If you're planning on building
a gable roof, it wouldn't be a bad idea to pick up a couple of books or
read a few articles, especially if you don't have any idea how to build
one. Let me see if I can help you, by providing five tips for easier
gable roof framing.
Framing Stud Tips - Contractor Secrets - One of the biggest problems
with framing studs today is that they are cut from the center or near
the center of small trees. I don't know if it's true, but a friend of
mine was telling me that the average tree cut down today is no bigger
than 6 inches in diameter.
House Framers Use Different Words on the East Coast - When I first
started working as a house framer in Southern California, there were
more terms for more different things than you could possibly ever
imagine. Some of these contractors got their training on the East Coast
or Midwest and eventually migrated to the west coast.
Dangers of Using Damaged Lumber - Home Construction - It's not as
common as it used to be, when large framing contractor's would save
money ordering damaged lumber or inferior building products. This might
be a thing of the past in some areas, but there are still framing
contractors and lumber companies who you need to be careful with,
especially when the lumber they're sending out to your job can cause an