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Top 40 Joists Projects

  1. 16. 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
  2. 17. Ceiling Saver (01:05)

    The Ceiling Saver gives you firm footing between ceiling joists.

  3. 18. Hanging Drywall (01:00)

    Hanging drywall takes skill, but doing it yourself can mean big savings.

  4. 19. How to Repair a Load-Bearing Beam

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

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  5. 20. Deck Wrecker (01:23)

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

  6. 21. Load-Bearing Beam Installation (02:54)

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

  7. 22. Joist Systems (02:44)

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

  8. 23. Joist Installation (01:33)

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

  9. 24. Box Beam Basics (04:50)

    The construction and installation of a box beam are demonstrated.

  10. 25. Hanging Drywall (02:15)

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

  11. 26. Hints for Spacing Deck Joists (01:36)

    Discover timesaving tips and shortcuts for spacing the joists.

  12. 27. How to Install Joists (00:02:10)

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

  13. 28. Replacing a Wood Floor (01:08)

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

  14. 29. Joist Hangers for Decks (00:48)

    Learn how these specialized supports hold joists in place.

  15. 30. Installation Tips for Joists (01:04)

    Learn the ins and outs of installing the joists.

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