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Best Practices Guide to Residential Construction: Materials, Finishes, and Details

Best Practices Guide to Residential Construction: Materials, Finishes, and Details

Get the best recommendations in the industry with Best Practices Guide to Residential Construction. 

Price: $95.00
Product Code/ISBN: 471648361
Year: 2005
Publisher: Wiley


Get the best recommendations in the industry with Best Practices Guide to Residential Construction.  This incredible must-have book will give you all the best, up-to-date recommendations that have been field-tested, and have been used by professionals themselves!

This guide is incredibly useful for designers, contractors, builders, developers, and architects alike.  Steven Bliss has constructed an amazing reference guide for you to use on your next project, so don’t delay!

Table of Contents

1. Exterior Finish

Rain-Screen Principle
Sheathing Wrap
Flashing Membranes
Wall Flashing
Wood Sides
Wood Shingles and Shakes
Fiber-Cement Siding
Vinyl Siding
Stucco
Wood and Composite Trim
Trim Details
Caulks and Sealants
Exterior Adhesives
Exterior Wood Finishes
Resources

2. Roofing

Asphalt Shingles
Clay, Concrete, and Composite Tile
Metal Roofing
Modular Shingles
Wood Shakes and Shingles
Low-Slope Roofing
Walkable Roofing Membranes
Roof Ventilation
Resources

3. Windows and Doors

Window Types
Window Materials and Construction
Window Energy Efficiency
Window Flashing
Skylights
Exterior Doors
Resources

4. Decks and Porches

Framing Materials
Decking Materials
Fasteners
Construction Details
Rooftop Decks
Covered and Screened Porches
Finishes for Decking
Resources

5. Interior Finish

Drywall
Wood Floors
Resilient Flooring
Laminate Flooring
Carpeting
Interior Trim
Interior Doors
Stains and Clear Finishes
Sound Control
Lighting
Resources

6. Kitchen and Bath

Kitchen Design Basics
Bathroom Design Basics
Kitchen and Bath Flooring
Ceramic and Stone Tile
Kitchen Cabinets
Countertops
Plumbing Fixtures
Kitchen and bath Ventiliation
Resources

7. Indoor Air Quality

Overview
Whole-House Ventilation Strategies
Air Cleaning Strategies
Common Indoor Pollutants and Sources

Resources

Index