Archive for November, 2009

Washington DC Fireproofing Contractors

Washington DC Fireproofing Contractors

Posted on: November 17th, 2009 by admin No Comments

During the 1960’s and 1970’s, several catastrophic fires in residentialdwellings prompted changes in building codes.  Preventative measures,aimed at stopping and/or slowing the spread of fire through a housewere introduced and enforced.  One such requirement is fireblocking,defined by the International Residential Read more

Washington DC Wall Framing Contractors

Washington DC Wall Framing Contractors

Posted on: November 17th, 2009 by admin No Comments

After much deliberation, the clients decided to go with the three bedroom floor plan outlined in Option 3.  (See Floor Plan and Design post for floor plans of all 10 layouts that were considered.)   Whenframing interior walls, one of the most Read more

Washington DC Structural Framing Contractors

Washington DC Structural Framing Contractors

Posted on: November 2nd, 2009 by admin No Comments

While the client pondered floor plan options, we forged ahead with the necessary structural framing.   Once the first floor replacement joists were set on the bolstered foundation configuration (see Foundation post),and the subfloor fastened down, we were ready to get Read more

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