Wall Construction

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Building a Wall 3 - Three Stud Corner and Windows

Don't make the most common mistakes.

How to Soundproof a Room

Invisible sound dampening in 4 steps.

4 Types of Brick Facing

Brick facing is a cheap, durable alternative.

How to Frame and Sheetrock a Wall

To remodel a home , you may need to frame walls.

How to Build a Soundproof Partition Wall Part 1

A partition wall alone will not create a soundproof area.

How to Hang Drywall

Start by gathering tools.

Constructing a Load-Bearing Stud Wall

If you are building on a concrete slab, you will need to use pressure-treated 2x4 lumber.

Platform Framing vs Balloon Framing

Balloon or platform framing, which is right for you? Find out here!

Building a Wall 2 - Layout

A good wall needs a good layout. Learn how to construct the basic framework for your wall.

How to Build a Knee Wall Partition: Part 2

Read Part 2 of our series on building a knee wall partition.

Interior Remodel Preparation - Tearing Down Walls

Undertaking any type of demolition is one type of interior remodel that can create quite a mess. If you

About Concrete Block Walls

A cinder or concrete block wall is often installed by homeowners in a number of different applications.ApplicationsWalls

Wall Framing Design: Built-In Bookshelves.

You can build a very nice bookshelf with very little effort into your existing wall framing to liven

Enhanced Home Design with Curved Wall Framing

You can easily enhance your home design with curved wall framing. Curved wall framing is basically building

Built-In Wall Unit Ideas

One of the ways that you can increase the value of your home not only for potential buyers but also your

How To Build A Pony Wall

A pony wall is a low wall used to segregate different areas in a room. They are great for large rooms

Construct A Stone Interior Wall

A stone interior wall can add a striking appearance to any home. Many landscape companies offer a wide

Adding a Wall Between a Ceiling Joist

Ceiling joists are required construction elements that are necessary in a home. The joist is the beam

Installing A Sub Wall

There are many people who enjoy the feel of a half wall, and installing a sub wall is easier than you

Attaching Wall Framing to Concrete Flooring

Attaching your wall framing to the concrete floor is a necessary part of the process after building a

How To Soundproof Your Home Office

Soundproofing a home office provides a way to stop noises from entering the room and disrupting your

Designing And Building A Stylish Room Divider

An appropriate room divider can sometimes be difficult to find, so that is why it may be a good idea

Wall Footing Preparation Instructions

When building a concrete wall, a wall footing is the most important part of the entire structure. With

Installing an Acoustic Barrier

If you are looking to create an area that has a little extra sound proofing, you should try to install

What is a Fire-Rated Wall?

A fire-rated wall is a feature of a building’s passive fire protection system that has been checked

What Underlayment to Use for Wall Sheathing

Wall sheathing is the covering on the exterior of the house, over the frame. This underlayment is the

Installing a Nail Plate to Protect Wiring

A nail plate installed in your walls can save a home owner trouble. When electricians run wire through

Working With Metal Studs In Soffit

The use of metal stud work for framing in additions, interior walls, and soffits is becoming more widely

How to Make a Fire Rated Wall

A fire rated wall can be one of two types. A true fire wall is one that is not only designed to prevent

Drywall Construction Techniques

Techniques and tricks used in drywall construction are helpful, especially for beginners or do-it-yourselfers.

Drywall Hanging Tools

Drywall hanging tools are essential for doing the rough work in all of the many kinds of projects that

Hanging Drywall Vertically

Whichever direction you choose to do it, hanging drywall can be somewhat time consuming. Some people

How to Install a Fire Damper

A fire damper is a mechanism that regulates the moisture and oxygen entering a fireplace. It controls

The Importance of Fire Damper Instructions

Fire dampers are products that are considered as passive fire protection (PFP). They are utilized in

How to Strengthen an Existing Pier Foundation

A house may be at risk to damage if it has an old pier foundation. The foundation is a fulcrum where

How to Level a Pier Foundation

Building a strong and safe home requires a strong foundation and a pier foundation is the exact fit for

What is a Pier Foundation?

A pier foundation is built several feet above the ground. It is supported by pillars and post. This type

How to Frame a Wall for Built-in Bookshelves

Built in bookcases add space to a home but built in bookshelves can also increase its overall value as

Restoring Antique Corbels

Antique corbels have come into fashion in the last couple of years in the field of home decor. Corbels

Installing Cabinet Corbels

Cabinet corbels are home décor items that can be installed to provide support for beams, cornices