Top 3 DIY Foundations Courses Online

Framing Floors and Stairs with Larry Haun. How to Frame a Floor

Framing Floors and Stairs with Larry Haun. How to Frame a Floor

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Framing Floors and Stairs with Larry Haun. In Framing Floors & Stairs, Larry Haun and his brother Joe frame the floor of a basic 1,600-sq. ft. house.

They take you step by step through the entire process, showing you practical ways to organize tasks, streamline procedures and handle tools and materials efficiently.

Here's your chance to watch a framing master at work, and to become a better, more efficient carpenter yourself. Each section of the tape covers a specific topic in detail: sills joists posts and girders sheathing floors The companion book to this video is The Very Efficient Carpenter.

Larry Haun has been a production framer for almost 40 years and a teacher of apprentices for almost 25. He has honed his skills and techniques on hundreds of tract and custom houses, finding countless ways to save time, reduce costs, minimize problems and improve quality.)


How to Build an Addition: Planning, Foundation Framing, Insulation, Soundproofing

How to Build an Addition: Planning, Foundation Framing, Insulation, Soundproofing

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Building an Addition: Planning, Foundation Framing, Insulation, Soundproofing

You will see in this video step by step instructions on how to  plan and construct an addition to your house. You will see the construction from the excavation up till the finishing of the interior. We take you through the construction of the wood frame, the floors, the walls and the roof, as well as the complete insulation of the new addition. You will also learn how to soundproof the walls and floors using new methods available to the construction industry.The knowledge acquired from this video will allow you to better plan and undertake the construction of the addition to your house with complete confidence in attaining professional results at a fraction of the cost.

This video includes:

  • Planning
  • Taking proper measurements
  • Excavation
  • Foundations
  • Waterproofing foundations
  • Insulating foundations
  • Pouring the basement slab
  • Construction of the frame
  • The roof
  • Insulation
  • Soundproofing of walls and floors

Framing floor walls and roof introduction. Framing for the making of an annex floor, walls and roof trusts

Annex insulation walls and attic. Insulation a new annex walls and roof using fiber glass batts and polystyrene insulation boards.

Planning an addition to your house. Panning the construction of an annex to your house.

Construction of the foundations. The construction of the foundations for an annex to your house. Excavation, framing, pouring the footings and the foundation walls.

Concrete foundations insulation. How to insulate the foundation walls form the outside using polystyrene insulation boards.

Damp proofing foundations. How to install a self adhesive membrane on the foundations walls form the out-side to prevent any water infiltrations in the basement.


How to Pour Concrete Slab: Start-to-finish demonstration of forming, pouring and finishing concrete slab

How to Pour Concrete Slab: Start-to-finish demonstration of forming, pouring and finishing concrete slab

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Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Masonry & Stonework

Start-to-finish demonstration of forming, pouring and finishing concrete slab

If you've never build something with concrete, you've missed out on one of the most rewarding do-it yourself experiences. If you've never created with brick, block, or stone, you haven't fully tested your skills. If you still call a concrete contractor every time you find a crack in your driveway, you're wasting your money. If you've always wanted to try working with masonry, then this dynamic new edition of 'Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Masonry & Stonework' is just what you've been waiting for.