Flashcards in Framing Deck (69):
why is conducting a frame check important?
It assures you that he framing is 100% complete. gives you an opportunity to check problems that would hurt you later down the road.
what is sill sealer?
foam vapor barrier between the concrete and bottom plate
name the three areas that sill sealer is to be used?
Mud sill, knee wall, full height exterior walls
what is an "h" clip and how often should it be used?
metal clip between sheathing that is used to provide the proper tolerances between the roof sheathing for additional support. is used 1 every truss bay.
what is a single hung window
window with one stationary sash at top and one operating sash on bottom
2x6 pressure treated framing member that is mailed to the foundation, which is used to support the framed decks.
2x10c material nailed around the perimeter of deck system.
lumber that rums from front wall of the house to rear wall of house. supports floor system.
3/8" OSB sheathing that covers the floor joist
wooden member used to provide strength to framed area that consist of a window, door, archway openings.
Bearing wall vs. non bearing wall
wall used to carry structural loads vs wall that doesn't support additional weight, just drywall.
Vertical steal post that supports the horizontal beam
2 Joist nailed together
3 joist nailed together
2x4 and 3/4" OSB used to prevent the spread of fire and smoke
Beams or chords used to support the roof system of a house
wood member at the bottom of the fuss acts like a ceiling joist
wood member that sheahting is nailed to that acts as a rafter
truss that serves with out a bottom horizontal chord used mainly to form cathedral ceilings
cross members that support top & bottom chords of a truss
who must approve the frame checklist?
Supervisor on site
what is a fire stop?
foam or blocking used to prevent the spread of fires
name two areas were fire stop is used?
bulkheads and chases
what is meant by 6/12 pitch?
6" rise and 12" run
describe what is meant by a bulkhead
portion of ceiling that is dropped- has plumbing, HVAC, electrical wiring running through it
16 d common nail
general construction nail with thick shank for strength
8 d ring shank nail
2 1/2" nail used for OSB or deck
nail used for concrete
4 d finish nail
thinner 1 1/2" nail used for fininshing and trim
weather resistant nail used for hangers and other framing members
nail used at mortar joints
nail used for temporary bracing
what is a cantilever?
beam that extends beyond walls
what is a soffit?
horizontal material attached to the underside of the truss
draw and identify a stairway
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What is a fascia?
a flat band at the surface of a bolding that projects from the face of the wall.
what is the rough opening for a 2'8" x 6'8" door?
2' 10" x 6' 11"
what areas need to have construction adhesive applied?
Gable end trusses, exterior bottom plates, under interior panels
Should the crown of a joist go up or down?
Up, because overtime, pressure and weight will cause it to bend and you want then to bend straight
what is Syn-board?
Synthetic wood used for exterior trim, which is used because it is resistant to weather conditions.
what is a reverse gable?
A section of roof that has the gable facing the opposite way of the main roof section
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What is a hip roof?
A roof consisting of four sloping sides.
Where is a framing square used on a frame check?
To check wall corners for square
What is the purpose of flashing?
Used to direct moisture to the exterior of the house. Used to prevent moisture issues.
What height is kitchen cabinet blocking required?
42" cabinets: 96"
30" cabinets: 84"
What is a double hung window?
Window with to active sashes
What is a threshold?
Door sill at bottom of a door opening at exterior doors
What does 3046 mean?
Window is 3' wide and 4' 6" tall
What's does OSB mean?
Oriented strand board
What is a cricket or saddle?
Small roof built by a fireplace chimney that is flashed and shingled to direct water away from structure.
Nailing schedule for exterior wall corners:
Joist to plates nail pattern:
16d toe, nailed to each side
Subfloor nailing pattern:
Field: 10" OC
Roof sheathing nail pattern:
Edges: 6" OC
Field: 10" OC
Wall sheathing nail pattern:
Edges: 6" OC
Field: 12" OC
What is brick mold, and where is it used?
Brick mold is trim that goes around exterior of doors/windows.
What is a joist hanger used for?
Used to support joist that meet with LVL hanger
What is the height of hand rail blocking?
36" for level rail
28" center line for rack railing
What does LH and RH mean?
Right hand and left hand
What is the minimum size and depth of an attic access?
21" x 30" x 15"Deep- one inch deeper than blown insulation
Name there kinda of roof trusses?
Piggyback truss, hip truss, girder truss.
Describe an I joist:
Wooden I-beam- top and bottom plate are finger jointed 2x
What is a rim board?
Used when using JSI
1/16 blocking that allows transfer of weight in floor system
Strengthen baring point above or below
Block for drywall to fasten onto.
2 things to look for with I joist when conducting a frame check
1) proper location of flang cuts
2) web stiffeners are in place