The benefits of owning a double garage

These days, double garages are becoming more and more common in many homes across the country. It is assumed that double garages are normally only meant for bigger properties, but they can be a great addition to any home as well. So why restrict yourself to a single garage? To help you decide whether or not to build a double garage for your home, the first step is to understand the benefits of double garages. You Can Park More Cars Double garages are gaining popularity for modern-day homes where the owners have more than one vehicle, with children also having cars. A double garage will allow all members of your family with cars to park them on the driveway so you don’t need to park on the road, which could...
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Constructing Rooms Using Platform Framing Methods

Platform framing is a method of constructing the frames for the rooms of a building. It is most often used because of its quick method of construction and simpler processes overall, especially when compared to other similar framing methods. Platform framing works using one structure which is constructed and is well supported by a foundation. The first level then functions as a platform to project the next floor. Rafters and roof joists are erected on the final tier of walls. The process continues until the desired number of floors is achieved. Platform framing is often used as it is a easier to construct when compared to other similar styles of framing. Platform framing uses less wood and any smaller pieces of wood can be used on the wall frames. It also has the...
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