How To Stitch Cracked Walls Using Crack Stitching KitWhen movement happens in brick walls, beyond it can withstand structurally, cracks happen in walls. Cracks happen when the brickwork is overstresse..
How to use I-joist hangers to mount I-joistsI-Joists provide an option for builders that can save them time and money. These prefabricated products are specially designed to provide a strong flat surf..
How to Mount and Stabilize Roof Trussed RaftersTrussed rafters have proved to be the efficient, safe and economical method for supporting roofs. They are usually manufactured by specialised timber eng..
Common Mistakes To Avoid When Installing Joist HangersWrong size hangers are used (either undersized or oversized),The bearing surfaces are not to specifications,The amount of hangers are not enough,W..
How to make Joist Hanger Installation Fast and EasyFloors and decks require lot of joist hangers, so the faster and more accurately you can install them, the more time and money you can save. If there..
How to Build an Arris Rail FenceThe new fence can enhance your gardens appearance, shelter plants, provide you privacy and security. It can also be used to hide unsightly features, if there are any. T..
How to Build a Simple Deck using Joist HangersGround level decks are generally easy to build because they don't usually don't involve installing guard rails and stairs and in some cases permits are no..
Timber Connectors and Metal Plate FastenersTimber connectors improve the transfer of loads by increasing the bearing area between the fasteners and the timber.General Timber Connector typesBolted down..
Truss Clips and Framing Anchors in Timber Roof ConstructionThe timbers, trusses or rafters need securing to the wall plate. This can be done by skew nailing on all form of roof, but on trusses or trus..
Angle Brackets in Timber ConstructionAlthough diagonal ties or sheathing can help control the lateral thrust, angle brackets should be used to fasten perpendicular intersections to prevent lateral mov..
Fixing Timber Window Frames to MasonryWindow frames may be fixed in position by either building in during the main building process or fixed in at a later stage. The actual method used will depend on ..
Restraint Straps and Banding - Types and ApplicationWhere floors, joists, rafters and flat roof trusses are built in or supported by hangers off the wall, its required to use lateral restraint by tens..