Tag: walls

  • Understanding Pony wall

    Understanding Pony wall

    Pony walls are not a new concept in the world of home construction, but they have recently gained appeal again. Large, wide spaces in your home can be divided without sacrificing any of the original airiness with the help of a strategically placed pony wall. Pony walls include short walls constructed to support floor joists…

  • Everything you need to know about walls

    Everything you need to know about walls

    Walls supported the weight of floors and roofs in traditional masonry construction, but modern steel and reinforced concrete frames, as well as heavy timber and other skeletal structures, only need exterior walls for shelter and occasionally do away with them on the ground floor to allow for easier access. The Latin word murus refers to…