House Framing

House Framing Steps

Category Construction Glossary
House Framing Second-floor walls

The second floor walls are framed in essentially the same way as
the first floor walls. Once the second floor sub-floor has been
popped out and the walls and openings marked on the bottom
and top plate, you are ready to layout the studs.
The walls are ready now to be put together and raised. The
exterior walls are, as in the first floor, normally the first walls to
be raised. Once these walls are raised, the interior walls can be
put together and raised. Once all the walls are raised it will be
necessary to brace the walls and straightened to get ready for
ceiling joists.