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How to Repair a Load-Bearing Beam

Follow these instructions to properly repair a damaged load-bearing ceiling beam.

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Top 40 Joists Projects

  1. 1. Crown Molding Bed Canopy (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics on making a crown molding bed canopy.

  2. 2. Poolside Patio Oasis (11:59)

    The team steps in to salvage a patio cover that failed inspection.

  3. 3. Insulation (08:56)

    Matt Blashaw tests insulation head to head with cotton candy.

  4. 4. Joist Systems (02:44)

    Everything you need to know about space joist systems from Home IQ.

  5. 5. Drywalling a Ceiling (01:00)

    Here are the DIY Basics for drywalling a ceiling.

  6. 6. Components of a House Frame

    DIY Network host Jeff Wilson offers information about the different components that make up a house frame.

  7. 7. 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.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 8. Atticraft (00:00:57)

    Move your storage overhead with this flooring system - no tools required!

  9. 9. Hanging Drywall (02:15)

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

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

    Learn how these specialized supports hold joists in place.

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

    Here are the DIY Basics for installing soffitt vents.

  12. 12. Deck Wrecker (01:23)

    This tool tears out decking and nails without damaging the joist boards.

  13. 13. Attic Dek (01:05)

    Take advantage of unused space in your attic with this great solution.

  14. 14. Load-Bearing Beam Installation (02:54)

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

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

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

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