To break up the direction joists build without changing the elevation of your floors or ceilings, place a Bearing Line along with multiple Joist Direction Lines to manually control the direction the joists generate.
Pole barn structures are popular structures commonly used as car ports or shops. Here we will show you how you can create a simple pole barn in Home Designer.
Create a wall framing elevation view by using the Cross Section Camera and toggling layers on and off.
Ceiling, floor, and roof beams can be drawn in Home Designer Pro using the manual framing tools.
Ceiling beams can easily be simulated using the Soffit tool in Home Designer Suite and Home Designer Architectural. In Home Designer Pro, use the Floor/Ceiling Beam tool instead.
Generating framing automatically can save a great deal of time but you you may want to clean it up a bit. Let's learn how to delete those extra pieces.
Home Designer Pro comes packed with powerful framing tools. Read more to learn about some of them.
If you would like to hang your floor joists, or make them flush with the top of the foundation wall, then follow these simple steps.
If you are receiving this warning while attempting to place a framing member. Take a look at where you are attempting to place it.
The automatic framing feature will automatically generate framing where needed. But what happens when it doesn't do it for your floor or ceiling?