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Episode 5 – 2nd Floor Trusses

Up, Up, & Away As soon as the first floor tie beam – tie column concrete cured, it was time …

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Episode 4 – Pool Dig

Pool Digging In The Dirt It was necessary at this early stage of construction to get the pool started.  This …

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Episode 3.1 – The Concrete Pour

So Big It Needs It’s Own Episode Pouring concrete into these carefully made forms filled with steel is no easy …

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Episode 3 – Tie Beam Tie Column

All Tied Up With the first floor masonry walls in place, it’s time to tie them all together. This is …

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3 Secrets of Wood Frame Construction

Not All Homes Are Created Equal We’re documenting a house construction using masonry walls, but a large portion of the …

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Episode 2 – 1st Floor Masonry Walls

Bricks And Sticks There’s more to masonry construction then cementing blocks together to make a wall. In this episode, see …

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7 Steps To A Modern Tuscan Staircase Renovation

Transforming a Tuscan Eyesore in the Center of the Home to a Modern Showpiece By Sabrina Bennardo, LCSW When we …

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Episode 1: The Foundation – Build A House Series

In the season premiere, the land is cleared, formwork & reinforcing are laid out, & the slab is poured to start our build. Watch & learn more.

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Architect or Building Designer, what’s the difference & how best to hire?

True or False: Only architects can design houses & renovations FALSE.  While archiects that are licensed in the state of …

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