Framing Details For Plumbing Heating Ventilating And Wiring

One advantage of wood-frame construction is that the space between the framing members in wood-frame walls, floors and roofs provides a safe and economical location to conceal the greater part of the heating, plumbing and electrical distribution system.

Most of the electrical wiring and many plumbing pipes and heating and ventilating ducts run parallel to the joists and studs and can easily be concealed in the space between the members. Where it is necessary to run pipes or wires at right angles to the joists and studs, the wood members may be notched or drilled. Within certain limitations, the structural strength of a framing member is not seriously reduced by these notches or holes.

Wood Working 101

Wood Working 101

Have you ever wanted to begin woodworking at home? Woodworking can be a fun, yet dangerous experience if not performed properly. In The Art of Woodworking Beginners Guide, we will show you how to choose everything from saws to hand tools and how to use them properly to avoid ending up in the ER.

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