Engineering Plans: Build A House Series
Explore Episodes From Our Build A House Series
Piece By Piece
Engineering Plans is taking you from the guts to the glory of a two-story CBS house construction in a high-wind area of South Florida.
Be entertained, be informed, & get ready for a ride from dirt to design.
Episodes airing regularly from November 2022 until move-in day.
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Part 2: The Building Components
We are producing special content for our favorite part of the project for this segment. Stay tuned for some amazing new episodes.
Installing Drywall from A-Z
Learn The Drywall Installation Process- Watch The Massive Micro-Documentary We compiled weeks of installing drywall into this informative & entertaining walkthrough of the process at …
Installing Framing – Mechanical – Electrical – Plumbing
Framing, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Installation Micro-Doc Watch the interior framing, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing installation in this entertaining micro-doc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suTfdX4mcWY Beyond The Video (A …
Installing Impact Windows
Watch Our Impact Window Installation Micro-Doc Come along the impact window installation journey with us in this entertaining micro-documentary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8Hw-qSlm00 See & Learn More Take …
Custom House Design Selections Decision Time
Design Sections While Construction Continues There’s something going on every day on-site, all of which will be explained on upcoming episodes. But there are times …
Part 1: The Shell
Episode 10 – House Construction Shell Examples
One Shell Of A House We close Part 1 of our Build A House Series with an overview of other masonry house construction projects in …
Episode 9 – Roof Trusses & Sheathing
Topping It Off Roof trusses are set & roof sheathing is installed to complete the construction shell. Read on to learn about the process, watch …
Episode 8 – Wood Stair Construction
It Starts With The First Step This was difficult to visualize from only the stair floor plans. Walk through the stair project and take a …
Episode 7 – Build A House Side Stories
Not All Houses Are Created Equal While our team prepares for the next steps of the second-floor construction, take a moment to read some of …
Episode 6 – 2nd Floor Masonry
Masonry Balancing Act The shell team builds the second-floor masonry walls from 20 feet high. While similar to the first-floor masonry walls covered in Episode …
Episode 5 – 2nd Floor Trusses
Up, Up, & Away As soon as the first floor tie beam – tie column concrete cured, it was time to get to work stripping …
Episode 4 – Pool Dig
Pool Digging In The Dirt It was necessary at this early stage of construction to get the pool started. This is because of supply, labor, …
Episode 3.1 – The Concrete Pour
So Big It Needs Its Own Episode Pouring concrete into these carefully made forms filled with steel is no easy task. It takes a team …
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 necessary not only to give …
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 inside walls to learn how …
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.
Episode 0: The Project – Build A House
Brick by brick in near real-time, watch & learn as we construct a two-story CBS home in a high-wind area of South Florida from land clearing to move-in day.
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