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Installing the Tongue-and-Groove Plywood Subfloor System
Project: Lifespan House, Episode 2, Part 1
In downtown Charleston, Bob Vila visits the Clemson University high-wind test house, built to demonstrate the newest building techniques for hurricane resistance.
Back on site, Bryan Readling (from the APA) discusses which techniques are being used in the Mount Pleasant project. Additional information is available regarding constructing and retrofitting homes to withstand hurricanes, installing structural adhesives, storm shutters, and tips for a better roof.
- Part 1: Installing the Tongue-and-Groove Plywood Subfloor System
- Bob talks with carpenter Bob Ryley and general contractor Kevin Kalman, as they lay down the subflooring at the Mt. Pleasant house near Charleston, SC.
- Part 2: Discussing the Building Materials and Wall Layout
- Part 3: Hurricane-, Flood-, and Earthquake-Resistant Building
- Part 4: Roof Sheathing
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