Serving Easton, CT, Innovative Custom Home Builders provides structural wood framing for home construction services, that encompass a range of activities related to the construction of a home’s structural framework using wood. This is a common and traditional method in residential construction due to wood’s availability, versatility, and cost-effectiveness. Our services include the following:

  1. Design and Planning:
    • Collaborating with architects and engineers to create detailed plans and blueprints.
    • Ensuring compliance with local building codes and regulations.
  2. Material Selection:
    • Choosing the appropriate type of wood (e.g., softwood or hardwood) based on structural requirements and budget.
    • Selecting quality lumber that is properly treated and graded for construction.
  3. Foundation Work:
    • Constructing the wooden framework for the foundation, including sill plates and beams.
    • Ensuring the foundation is level, square, and securely anchored.
  4. Wall Framing:
    • Building the wooden frames for exterior and interior walls.
    • Installing studs, headers, and top and bottom plates.
    • Incorporating spaces for doors, windows, and other openings.
  5. Floor Framing:
    • Installing floor joists and subflooring.
    • Ensuring proper spacing and alignment for structural integrity and load distribution.
  6. Roof Framing:
    • Constructing the roof structure, including rafters, trusses, and ridge beams.
    • Ensuring the roof frame can support the weight of roofing materials and withstand environmental factors.
  7. Sheathing and Bracing:
    • Applying exterior sheathing (plywood or OSB) to walls and roofs for added strength and a base for exterior finishes.
    • Adding necessary bracing and supports to prevent structural movement and enhance stability.
  8. Installation of Structural Components:
    • Integrating structural elements like beams, columns, and lintels to support the building’s load.
    • Ensuring proper load transfer from the roof and upper floors to the foundation.
  9. Insulation and Vapor Barriers:
    • Installing insulation within walls, floors, and roofs to improve energy efficiency.
    • Adding vapor barriers to prevent moisture infiltration and protect the wood framework.
  10. Inspection and Quality Control:
    • Conducting regular inspections to ensure the framing is done according to plans and standards.
    • Making necessary adjustments and corrections to maintain structural integrity.
  11. Coordination with Other Trades:
    • Working with electricians, plumbers, and HVAC technicians to incorporate necessary systems within the framing structure.
    • Ensuring openings and pathways are provided for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing installations.

Innovative Custom Home Builders employs a team of skilled carpenters, framing contractors, or general contractors specializing in residential construction. Proper wood framing is crucial for the overall stability, safety, and longevity of a home. You can click the following link to view some of our 5-star Houzz Reviews.  You can contact us today at (203) 768-7262 to schedule a quick no-cost quote!