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Floors: Residential Construction Framing

Subflooring forms a large platform that covers the entire width and length of a house, providing the necessary base on which to secure the walls. This program explains how to frame the floor of a new home using the platform framing method. Along with safety, tool, and green-building tips, students learn the basics of placing and anchoring sills, butting and splicing, installing beams and joists, spacing, bridging, and laying both tongue-and-groove and square-edge subflooring. A viewable/printable instructor’s guide is available online. A Shopware Production. Part of the series Residential Construction Framing. (11 minutes)

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Jobsite Safety Guidelines
When working on floor framing, make sure floor openings are planked, secured, or barricaded. Follow OSHA construction regulations. Plan ahead to prevent accidents and injuries.