Course curriculum

  • 1

    Handouts

    • Intro to Interiors and Exteriors

    • Watch this first. Video updates

    • Disclaimer

    • Terms

    • The 8 Steps to Success in Residential Construction

    • Order of Operations for Residential Builders and Remodelers

    • Basic Order of Operations with Homeowners

    • Table of Contents for Interior Trades

    • What is Interiors all about?

  • 2

    INS - Insulation

    • INS 1.1 Intro to insulation

    • INS 1.2 Energy codes

    • INS 1.3 Building envelope

    • INS 1.4 Fiberglass batts and rolls

    • INS 1.5 Blow in fiberglass

    • INS 1.6 Rock wool

    • INS 1.7 Cellulose

    • INT 1 INS 1.8 Cotton

    • INS 1.9 Structurally insulated panels (SIPS)

    • INS 1.10 Open and closed spray foam

  • 3

    DRY - Drywall

    • Intro to Drywall

    • Types of Drywall

    • Tape and Bed

    • Texture

    • Conditioned Space

    • Mixing

    • Blades and tools

    • Corner pieces

    • Fixing framing

    • Hanging drywall

  • 4

    PAI - Paint

    • Intro to Paint

    • Paint Grades

    • Water Based Paint

    • Oil Based Paint

    • Hybrid Paints

    • Wall Paint

    • Trim Paint

    • Paint Sheens

    • Exterior and Interior Paint

    • Paint Tools

    • House Prep

    • Paint Prep

    • Specialty Paints

    • Safety Sheets

  • 5

    CAB - Cabients

    • Intro to Cabinets

    • Kitchen Layouts and Design

    • Types of Wood

    • Paint and Stain

    • Styles of Cabinets

    • Quality Level of Cabinets

    • What Comes With It

    • Types of Custom Companies

    • Common Measurements

    • Order of Operations

    • Accessories

  • 6

    COU - Counters

    • Intro to Counters

    • Edge Thickness

    • Slab Sizes

    • Prep for Counters

    • Laminates

    • Granite

    • Quartz

    • Marble

    • Soapstone

    • Slate

    • Wood

    • Stainless Steel

    • Glass

    • Concrete

    • Measuring

    • Order of Operations

    • Installation

  • 7

    APP - Appliances

    • Intro to Appliances

    • Installations

    • Measuring

    • Ordering

    • Styles

    • Cooktops

    • Ovens

    • Ranges

    • Vent Hoods

    • Refrigerators

    • Microwaves

    • Dishwashers

    • Under counter Refrigeration

    • Ice Makers

  • 8

    FLO - Flooring

    • Intro to Flooring

    • Floor Choice Considerations

    • Sub Floors

    • Floor Measuring

    • Ordering

    • Polyester Carpet

    • Nylon Carpet

    • Wool Carpet

    • Carpet Binding

    • Hardwood Floors

    • Engineered Wood

    • Laminate

    • Bamboo, Cork and OSB

    • Natural Stone

    • Porcelain Tile

    • Ceramic Tile

    • Concrete Floors

  • 9

    CAR - Carpentry

    • Intro to Finish Carpentry

    • Mesuring

    • Installations

    • Types of Wood

    • MDF

    • Stairs

    • Baseboards

    • Wainscot and Panels

    • Chair Rails

    • Crown Molding

    • Coffers

    • Door Trim

  • 10

    HVAC - Heating and Air

    • Intro to HVAC

    • Codes and Permits

    • Furnace

    • Air Conditioner

    • Heat Pump

    • Air Handler

    • Tons, Seers and BTU's

    • Ducting, Plenums and Pookie

    • Dampers, Vents and Unconditioned rooms

  • 11

    ELE - Electrical

    • Intro to Electrical

    • Codes

    • Quality Levels

    • Electric From the Station

    • The Meter

    • The Main Breaker Panel

    • Circuits

    • House Wire

    • GFCI and AFCI

    • Boxes and Junctions

    • Checking Before They Go

  • 12

    PLU - Plumbing

    • Intro to Plumbing

    • Incoming Pipes

    • Outgoing Pipes

    • Vents

    • DWV DFU

    • Cutting, Gluing, soldering and Connecting

    • Ordering and Scheduling

    • Remodeling Problems

    • Check the Work