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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. Joist Installation (01:33)

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

  2. 2. Insulation (08:56)

    Matt Blashaw tests insulation head to head with cotton candy.

  3. 3. Replacing a Wood Floor (00:02:37)

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

  4. 4. Joist Hangers For Decks (00:23)

    Find out why joist hangers will increase the strength of your deck.

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

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

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

    Tips for accurately measuring and cutting drywall panels

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

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

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

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

  9. 9. Joist Systems (02:44)

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

  10. 10. How to Install Joists (00:60)

    Here's an Indoors Out quick tip on installing joists for decking.

  11. 11. Floor Storage Box (01:03)

    Need secret storage? Look down: There's plenty of room under the floor.

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

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

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

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

  14. 14. How to Install Joists (00:02:10)

    Dean and Derek show how to pick out, install and support joists.

  15. 15. Floor Repairs (02:00)

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