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Tips and guidelines about constructing a new house or setting up a spot to set up a mobile home.

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Installation cost estimators for home construction, home remodeling and home maintenance. Typical installation pricing estimates.

remodeling Cost Calculators - Homewyse.com

home improvement installation costs, home repair service costs, home maintenance service costs, home remodeling install costs, remodeling installation prices

maximum beam spans

Patio Roof Maximum Beam & Rafter Spans | HomeTips

A simple buying guide for beams and rafters that support patio roofs. Includes size and spacing tables for load bearing and links to related articles.

Learn how to size your deck beam using this easy to use span table. Just cross reference the post spacing and joist length to determine the beam size.

Deck Beam & Header Span Table | Decks.com | Decks.com by Trex

The span of a beam is dependent on a few variables. The species of lumber, size of lumber and the load it carries. Fewer posts on upper level decks are typically more desirable to the occupants and this drives the use of larger framing materials...

Carpentry Calculators - includes a stair calculator, arch calculator, roof pitch calculator, and math calculators

Carpentry Calculators - Calculate stairs - Roof Pitch Calculator - Area Calculator - Arch Calculator

Carpentry Calculators - includes a stair calculator, arch calculator, roof pitch calculator, and math calculators

Span Tables - Use these tables to determine rafter span, ceiling joist span, and floor joist span

Span Tables - Calculate Joist, Rafter and Wood Beam Spans

Span Tables - Use these tables to determine rafter span, ceiling joist span, and floor joist span

Best DIY Projects: When building a home, there are so many tiny decisions to make - like where to put electrical outlets. This post includes tons of practical tips for placing outlets (including for decor, Christmas lights, and appliances).

Build list: Outlets - NewlyWoodwards

Are you building a house? Grab our free guide with secrets to save thousands of dollars on your home. I’ve been thinking a lot about the kitchen – because it’s coming to life before my eyes. And because I’m making decisions that will impact the daily use of the kitchen. When I’m feeling overwhelmed, I start making lists. My […]

Thinking of renovating your home this year? These are the home renovation investments that will bring you the most return for your money. Remodel smart!

The Renovations That Will Pay Off the Most for Your Home in 2017

Remodeling magazine has released its Cost vs. Value report, which lays out how much you'll pay on upgrades and their return on investment.

How to run a percolation test : Moisture Management : Housing and Technology : Environment : University of Minnesota Extension

How to run a percolation test : Moisture Management : Housing and Technology : Environment : University of Minnesota Extension

How to run a percolation test : Moisture Management : Housing and Technology : Environment : University of Minnesota Extension

Alabama Septic System Information

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Site Evaluation for On-lot Sewage Systems

Site Evaluation for On-lot Sewage Systems

Proper design and operation of an on-lot sewage system hinges on the ability of the soil to absorb and renovate the wastewater flowing from the treatment tank.

Manufactured homes resource guide containing forms and checklists - everything you need to plan the purchase of your next manufactured home or modular home.

Tools To Find Your Dream Home - Checklists, Worksheets, Forms

Manufactured homes resource guide containing forms and checklists - everything you need to plan the purchase of your next manufactured home or modular home.

If your lot fails the perc test, or is an environmentally sensitive site, you can often use an alternative septic system. Learn about the options and costs.

Alternative Septic Systems For Difficult Sites

If your lot fails the perc test, or is an environmentally sensitive site, you can often use an alternative septic system. Learn about the options and costs.

Provides books, articles and software useful in designing passiave solar and energy efficient homes.

Guides to designing passive solar homes

Provides books, articles and software useful in designing passiave solar and energy efficient homes.

Search by state or city to find building codes for your area. These building codes are provided in partnership with ICCsafe.org.

Building Codes - ICC Codes | ConstructConnect

Search by state or city to find building codes for your area. These building codes are provided in partnership with ICCsafe.org.

House Building Cost Calculator

House Cost Estimator

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Installation cost estimators for home construction, home remodeling and home maintenance. Typical installation pricing estimates.

remodeling Cost Calculators - Homewyse.com

home improvement installation costs, home repair service costs, home maintenance service costs, home remodeling install costs, remodeling installation prices

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Having trouble finding out what size Header you Need? Our simple chart makes header selection easy for your home remodeling project.

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Jonathan Ochshorn: Structural Elements for Architects and Builders, Third Edition

Free online textbook: Structural Elements for Architects and Builders, Third Edition, by Jonathan Ochshorn

maximum beam spans

Patio Roof Maximum Beam & Rafter Spans | HomeTips

A simple buying guide for beams and rafters that support patio roofs. Includes size and spacing tables for load bearing and links to related articles.

Learn how to size your deck beam using this easy to use span table. Just cross reference the post spacing and joist length to determine the beam size.

Deck Beam & Header Span Table | Decks.com | Decks.com by Trex

The span of a beam is dependent on a few variables. The species of lumber, size of lumber and the load it carries. Fewer posts on upper level decks are typically more desirable to the occupants and this drives the use of larger framing materials...

Carpentry Calculators - includes a stair calculator, arch calculator, roof pitch calculator, and math calculators

Carpentry Calculators - Calculate stairs - Roof Pitch Calculator - Area Calculator - Arch Calculator

Carpentry Calculators - includes a stair calculator, arch calculator, roof pitch calculator, and math calculators

Span Tables - Use these tables to determine rafter span, ceiling joist span, and floor joist span

Span Tables - Calculate Joist, Rafter and Wood Beam Spans

Span Tables - Use these tables to determine rafter span, ceiling joist span, and floor joist span

Best DIY Projects: When building a home, there are so many tiny decisions to make - like where to put electrical outlets. This post includes tons of practical tips for placing outlets (including for decor, Christmas lights, and appliances).

Build list: Outlets - NewlyWoodwards

Are you building a house? Grab our free guide with secrets to save thousands of dollars on your home. I’ve been thinking a lot about the kitchen – because it’s coming to life before my eyes. And because I’m making decisions that will impact the daily use of the kitchen. When I’m feeling overwhelmed, I start making lists. My […]

Thinking of renovating your home this year? These are the home renovation investments that will bring you the most return for your money. Remodel smart!

The Renovations That Will Pay Off the Most for Your Home in 2017

Remodeling magazine has released its Cost vs. Value report, which lays out how much you'll pay on upgrades and their return on investment.

Low water pressure can result from a variety of causes, but there are many ways you can help increase the flow.

What You Can Do About Low Water Pressure

Low water pressure can result from a variety of causes, but there are many ways you can help increase the flow.

Learn how residential water pressure is generated, what the pressure should be for most homes, and what you can do to fix water pressure problems.

Residential Water Pressure Explained

Good water pressure is something most homeowners take for granted. There's nothing worse than coming home from a hard day at work, looking forward to a nice shower, only to be met by trickling water due to low pressure. On the other hand, excessively high pressure can be a source of great stress and frustration. From joints to supply lines to faucets, damage can occur throughout the plumbing system; high pressure will also keep your water bill higher than it should be. Below, we'll take a…

Get rid of that ugly, concrete wall

Faux Panels

Windsor faux slate wall panels will give your home the beautiful look of slate without the high cost, upkeep, and you can easily install it yourself.

These 9 home decor charts are SO GOOD! I'm so glad I found this! These have seriously helped me redecorate my rooms and make them look AMAZING! So pinning this!

9 Graphs That Will Turn You Into an Interior Decorating Genius

These 9 home decor charts are SO GOOD! I'm so glad I found this! These have seriously helped me redecorate my rooms and make them look AMAZING! So pinning this!

Best DIY on how to make your own house. #DIY #homesteading

Build Your Own House

Learn how to build your own house with this tutorial. You'll learn all the steps you'll need when building your own house and how to pass home inspections.

How this young couple managed to build an off the grid cabin for their first winter on their homestead with $300

Tour of Our Tiny, Off Grid $300 Cabin - Pure Living for Life

In order to survive the first winter on our homestead, we decided to build an off grid cabin using reclaimed materials. It cost $300 and four days' times!

Everything you need to know to be able to do it yourself

5 things your general contractor won’t tell you