Tim Carter samples Emily Saldana's first-place award-winning bread. It's the same recipe she used in the Pennsylvania 2015 Farm Show. Tim also munches on her mouth-watering chocolate-chip cookies. You pronounce Emily's name: Sal DON nya not like I did, SalDANa.
Tim Carter describes what Trex RainEscape is. This is not a how-to-install-it video. Go to Trex RainEscape for detailed installation videos. This product protects that area below your deck by channeling water away from that area. LOOK AT PHOTO BELOW to see why snow and ice will not harm it. Click here for Trex RainEscape […]
Tim Carter shows what Trex Protect Joist Tape is and how to install it to keep the nails and decks on your deck so they don't come loose. If you can fog a mirror, you can install this great product. CLICK HERE to purchase the special tape Tim used on his own deck joists.
Tim Carter shares some tips about nailing down a shed floor. It's important to keep the spacing of the nails about 8 inches on center. Carter prefers red chalk because it's more visible. For more DIY Shed building tips and information and to purchase the actual plans for the shed in this video, click the […]
Tim Carter shows of the finished shed floor plywood layout. Each row is staggered 4 feet from the row before. This adds to the overall strength of the floor system. Be sure to provide the spacing between sheets of plywood for expansion and contraction if you're worried about it. In Carter's case, he use treated […]
Tim Carter shows how to layout the first piece of plywood for a DIY shed floor. It's vital that you have the floor joists square and that you chalk a crisp line that's the width of the plywood. The first piece of plywood must be put along the chalk line with the corner of the […]
Tim Carter shows a very critical detail on the DIY shed floor so you don't end up with a leaky shed floor. It's important to cut away part of the floor joists where the overhead garage door will be so driving rain does not leak under the door into the shed. For more DIY Shed […]
Tim Carter demonstrates how to slide closed-cell foam insulation in between floor joists. You want it snug, but not too snug. If you cut it too tight, it will cause the floor joists to get out of alignment. A table saw is an excellent tool to cut the foam to the perfect width. Small bits […]
Tim Carter demonstrates how to install foam insulation in floor joists for a DIY shed. To prevent the foam from falling out, Carter cut custom support blocks using scrap pieces of treated plywood. He then built a simple jig that slides over the top of the floor joists to use to ensure the blocks are […]