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 accident.
Always Think Ahead While Framing A House - One of the most
important things that my father taught me and his grandfather
taught him, was the importance of thinking ahead while we were
framing the house. If a carpenter is working by the hour and
isn't getting paid by what he produces on a daily basis, he's
not going to be very concerned about thinking ahead.
How Much Can Lumber Shrink? - This has been one of the
biggest problems in the construction business for years. The
bigger the piece of lumber, the more it can shrink. There are
large pieces of lumber that have been kiln dried where most of
the moisture has been removed and this wood seems to remain the
same size and rarely shrinks.
Wall Framing Tips - Figuring the Materials - It doesn't
really make any difference, whether you have experienced framing
walls, or if this is going to be the first wall that you have
ever framed. We can always learn something, if we keep an open
mind, and enjoy reading.
Framing Tips - Building the Wall - Hopefully you've read the
article on how to figure out how much materials you will need to
purchase, before building the wall. Once you have figured out
and purchased your building materials, it's time to learn how to
assemble the wall.