Construction

Concrete 101: Footers

Footers are the true foundation of any building. Added to a concrete slab for structural strength, footers bear the heavy loads of the structure and take the pressure off of uplifting forces that can occur during high winds. Footers are also used in conjunction with steep grades where building stem walls are a must. Footers […]

Construction

Building A Lean-To Shed

The Floor Cut two 2-by-4-inch wood studs to a length of 72 inches each with your circular saw. Cut six more 2-by-4-inch studs to a length of 45 inches with your circular saw. Lay the 72-inch studs in a parallel position about 45 inches apart. Lay the 45-inch studs across the gap and nail them […]