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How to Remove Overhead Joists and Build Staircase Landings

Host Karl Champley and homeowner Don Lighter work to remove overhead joists safely before building new staircase landings.

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Top 40 Joists Projects

  1. 1. Installing Decking and Posts (05:20)

    Experts show how to install decking and posts to create a secure deck.

  2. 2. Deck-Building Difficulties (06:25)

    Two friends try to build a deck on their own in three days for $2,000.

  3. 3. Beam and Joist Installation (01:21)

    Learn smart tips for installing the outer beam and nailing the joists.

  4. 4. Joist Installation (01:33)

    Tom Gerlach gives advice on how to install joists when building a deck.

  5. 5. Hanging Drywall (00:00:56)

    You can save hundreds or thousands of dollars by hanging drywall yourself.

  6. 6. Decks Joists and Center Beam (00:34)

    Get in-depth information about joists, beams and the support posts.

  7. 7. Joist Hangers for Decks (00:48)

    Learn how these specialized supports hold joists in place.

  8. 8. Hints for Spacing Deck Joists (01:36)

    Discover timesaving tips and shortcuts for spacing the joists.

  9. 9. Pergola (03:57)

    A pergola changes a neglected corner into an inviting outdoor room.

  10. 10. Replacing a Wood Floor (01:08)

    Amy Matthews shows a homeowner how to install a prefinished wood floor.

  11. 11. Installing Soffit Vents (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics for installing soffitt vents.

  12. 12. How to Install Floor Joists and Deck Boards

    Having established the deck perimeter, the floor joists are finished and the redwood decking is attached.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  13. 13. Load-Bearing Beam Installation (02:54)

    Josh explains the process of installing a load-bearing beam.

  14. 14. Drywall: Measuring and Cutting (03:13)

    Tips for accurately measuring and cutting drywall panels

  15. 15. Beam and Joists Basics (01:02)

    Learn how to install the first beam and joist using a pneumatic nail gun.

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