Builder's Instant Answers

Paperback | November 13, 2003

bySteven J. Bukowski

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The Book Builders Turn to When They Need an Answer FAST! Whether you're a construction professional who needs a solution-oriented, quick-find manualor a homeowner who wants help tackling tough weekend repairs, Builder's Instant Answersis the on-the-job resource you should always keep within reach. It's the one book you can count on to solve even the most difficultbuilding problem in minutes! Builder's Instant Answersfeatures just enoughtext to answer your question -- but not waste your time -- and all the charts, photos, illustrations, and tables you need to speed to a solution.Great for carrying on-site in toolboxes and glove compartments, as well aspockets, Builder's Instant Answersincludes references to current building codes and covers: * Floor, Wall, and Ceiling Framing * Plumbing, HVAC, andElectrical Overview * Floors and Stairs * Roof Types and Installation * Window and Door Installation * Insulation and Drywall * Interior Flooring and Ceilings * Cabinet Types and Construction * Exterior Finishes * Landscaping * And much more! Portable, simple, and efficient, Builder's Instant Answersis the book you'll turn to when you need the right answer, instantly.

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The Book Builders Turn to When They Need an Answer FAST! Whether you're a construction professional who needs a solution-oriented, quick-find manualor a homeowner who wants help tackling tough weekend repairs, Builder's Instant Answersis the on-the-job resource you should always keep within reach. It's the one book you can count on to ...

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The Book Builders Turn to When They Need an Answer FAST! Whether you’re a construction professional who needs a solution-oriented, quick-find manual or a homeowner who wants help tackling tough weekend repairs, Builder's Instant Answersis the on-the-job resource you should always keep within reach. It's the one book you can count on to...

Sidney Levy has been associated with the general contracting business for 40 years, working on projects ranging from residential high-rises to pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities. He is the author of eleven books pertaining to project management, subcontracting, the Japanese construction industry, and international infrastructure. ...
Format:PaperbackPublished:November 13, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill Professional PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:007139513X

ISBN - 13:9780071395137

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Planning on Paper

Chapter 2. Flood Zones and Wetlands

Chapter 3. Zoning

Chapter 4. Site Evaluation

Chapter 5. Ground Conditions

Chapter 6. Engineering Evaluations

Chapter 7. Private Sewage Disposal Systems

Chapter 8. Private Water Supplies

Chapter 9. Site Work and Site Utilities

Chapter 10. Concrete

Chapter 11. Masonry

Chapter 12. The Building Envelope

Chapter 13. Heating and Cooling Systems

Chapter 14. Plumbing

Chapter 15. Electrical Systems

Chapter 16. Insulation

Chapter 17. Engineered Wood Products

Chapter 18. Gypsum Drywall, Metal Framing and Sound and Moisture Control

Chapter 19. Fireplaces and Chimneys

Chapter 20. Painting, Wall Coverings, and Flooring

Chapter 21. Windows, Doors, Hardware

Chapter 22. Millwork

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