The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling

The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling Author Charlie Wing
ISBN-10 9781600854781
Year 2014-08-18
Pages 640
Language en
Publisher Taunton Press
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Here's the updated and enlarged third edition of our classic reference on how to choose systems and materials for every part of a home. With brand new chapters on transforming a home with green practices and creative storage solutions -- plus the latest code information and over 400 new full-color illustrations -- this up-to-the-minute, enhanced edition will become an essential resource for your building library. Designed for do-it-yourself homeowners, as well as builders, contractors and architects, The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling is the authoritative, go-to reference manual for anyone involved in residential design and construction. In fact, earlier editions of this classic guide have sold over 250,000 copies. With its unique visual approach and over 1,600 full-color drawings, this new, expanded edition provides you with a clear, detailed look at every aspect of home construction -- and built-in systems. So you can visualize exactly how to tackle any building project or construction challenge. And, in addition to its user-friendly graphic presentation, you'll also appreciate the clear, straightforward language that gives you everything you need to get going. Here are just a few reasons why you'll want to pick up a copy of this new edition. It's chock full of new material with lots of essential information not included in earlier versions Over 400 new full-color drawings shed light on a wide range of additional materials, systems and details New chapters on energy-efficient green building practices and innovative storage solutions Over 1,600 drawings -- in total -- cover every aspect of home building and remodeling Over 300 tables offer quick access to critical data

The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling

The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling Author Charles Wing
ISBN-10 1600852467
Year 2009
Pages 632
Language en
Publisher
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This enlarged, updated, and expanded third edition of the classic reference on home systems and materials includes the latest code information, new full-color drawings, and a completely new section on making your home green. The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling is an established standard reference for DIY homeowners, as well as builders, contractors, and architects. The 1,600 full-color drawings provide a clear look at every aspect of home construction and systems, enabling the reader to visualize exactly how to tackle any building project or problem. All the information is presented in straightforward language anyone can understand.

The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling

The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling Author Charlie Wing
ISBN-10 0878579699
Year 1991-04-15
Pages 512
Language en
Publisher Rodale Books
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This treasure of indispensable information for anyone in home improvement, building, remodeling, or design has been completely revised and expanded to include more than 1,000 detailed illustrations, plus tools, checklists, and formulas.

Building Construction Handbook

Building Construction Handbook Author Roy Chudley
ISBN-10 9781317442158
Year 2016-04-14
Pages 1024
Language en
Publisher Routledge
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Ideal for students on all construction courses Topics presented concisely in plain language and with clear drawings Updated to include revisions to Building and Construction regulations The Building Construction Handbook is THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. Its detailed drawings clearly illustrate the construction of building elements, and have been an invaluable guide for builders since 1988. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate. Extensive coverage of building construction practice, techniques, and regulations representing both traditional procedures and modern developments are included to provide the most comprehensive and easy to understand guide to building construction. This new edition has been updated to reflect recent changes to the building regulations, as well as new material on the latest technologies used in domestic construction. Building Construction Handbook is the essential, easy-to-use resource for undergraduate and vocational students on a wide range of courses including NVQ and BTEC National, through to Higher National Certificate and Diploma, to Foundation and three-year Degree level. It is also a useful practical reference for building designers, contractors and others engaged in the construction industry.

Renovation

Renovation Author Michael W. Litchfield
ISBN-10 9781561585885
Year 2005
Pages 534
Language en
Publisher Taunton Press
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Following the complete sequence of a home remodeling project, an updated handbook demonstrates how to assess renovation needs and select the repair method, discusses what problems might arise during each step of renovation, and offers specific advice on renovating all types of homes. 15,000 first printing.

What Your Contractor Can t Tell You

What Your Contractor Can t Tell You Author Amy Johnston
ISBN-10 0979983800
Year 2008-01-01
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Construction Mgmt Services
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A comprehensive guide to getting the best results while building or renovating a home operates on the belief that homeowners can't know what goes into a plan unless someone tells them, which is based on the premise ... if homeowners knew even 10% of what the professionals know, they could avoid 90% of the problems. Original.

Drafting House Plans

Drafting House Plans Author June Curran
ISBN-10 0932370047
Year 1990
Pages 185
Language en
Publisher Craftsman Book Company
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A natural outgrowth of Curran's earlier book, "Drawing house plans," containing much of the same basic information, but also teaching you how to draw foundation plans, roof plans, sections, and details.

Framing a House

Framing a House Author Roe Osborn
ISBN-10 9781600851018
Year 2010
Pages 234
Language en
Publisher Taunton Press
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House framing can be an intimidating challenge. This comprehensive, accessible, and highly visual book by former "Fine Homebuilding" editor and builder Osborn walks readers through this complicated process with ease.

Fundamentals of Residential Construction

Fundamentals of Residential Construction Author Edward Allen
ISBN-10 9781118978009
Year 2017-02-08
Pages 752
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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The leading guide to professional home construction, updated and expanded Fundamentals of Residential Construction is the definitive guide to single family and multifamily home building that details every step of the construction process. From siting and foundations to finishing details, this book provides a complete walk-through of professional home construction. Over 1,200 drawings and photographs animate the textbook, while interactive supplementary online resources help facilitate an understanding of the material. This fourth edition accommodates the latest developments in materials and methods, including new coverage of sustainable building and energy efficiency, multifamily construction, prefabricated building components, and CAD/BIM planning tools in residential construction. Authoritative coverage of wood light-frame construction, building systems, industrialized fabrication, insulating concrete forms, light-gauge steel and masonry construction, multi-family buildings, and more provides a solid foundation in residential construction methods, tools, and processes. Building a home requires a deeply integrated understanding of materials, structures, codes, and management procedures. Because the process involves such a broad array of considerations and challenges, construction professionals must regularly draw on a clear body of knowledge to keep a project running smoothly. This book helps you lay the groundwork of expertise required to successfully complete a residential project. • Learn the advantages and disadvantages of common materials and systems • Understand site preparation, foundations, and framing • Delve into the details of roofing, finishing, and energy efficiency • Understand heating/cooling, plumbing, and electrical options • Examine the latest codes, costs, and management best practices Designing and constructing a home presents a unique project dynamic; people's homes are their sanctuaries, where they make the memories of a lifetime. They must be designed to be lived in, not simply "used." Lifetime costs play a major role in decision-making, materials must be carefully chosen and sourced, and spaces must be structured to be efficient yet enjoyable. Fundamentals of Residential Construction shows you how to bring it all together to turn a project into a family's cherished home.

Working Alone

Working Alone Author John Carroll
ISBN-10 1561585459
Year 2001
Pages 152
Language en
Publisher Taunton Press
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" ... Innovative tips and techniques ... to handle nearly every aspect of home construction alone, from foundation layout to raising walls to building decks."--Cover.

The One Minute Guide to the Nautical Rules of the Road

The One Minute Guide to the Nautical Rules of the Road Author Charlie Wing
ISBN-10 9780071782630
Year 2006-08-29
Pages 168
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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Your quick-access guide to international and U.S. boating rules The U.S. Coast Guard requires every boat more than 39-feet long to carry a copy of the nautical rules of the road onboard. Here’s one that is convenient and handy enough for quick reference on the water. This bestselling guide includes the full text of the original rules, and Charlie Wing’s clear, rule-by-rule translations make them easy to follow. It also includes a "One-Minute Guide Decision Tree" and a brief overview of the rules’ intent to give you a good idea of what to do in any common situation.

Renovation 4th Edition

Renovation 4th Edition Author Michael Litchfield
ISBN-10 1600854974
Year 2013-12-31
Pages 624
Language en
Publisher Taunton Press
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It has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States--home renovation. With these trends in place, now is the perfect time to "renovate" the bible of all home renovation guides to bring homeowners a fourth edition of "Renovation," the gold standard for the last 30 years.