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The Essential Homebuilder's Sourcebook

Product Code/ISBN: 1557013218

The Essential Homebuilders Sourcebook provides you with a complete concise reference, essential in building one and two family dwellings as well as basic home remodeling projects. Not only does this handy text cover every aspect of residential construction, but it also discusses topics such as site factors, safety, codes, and much more.

With hundreds of illustrations, charts, and tables, The Essential Homebuilders Sourcebook has all the information you'll need for any project, and contains:

  • Definitions & Checklists
  • Do's & Don'ts of Sound Practice
  • Construction Details
  • Standard Methods
  • Pitfalls to Avoid
  • Extensive Appendices

For the experienced professional as well as those new to homebuilding, here are all the important do's and don'ts in homebuilding from initial sitework to the finishing touches. Benedict and Anderson cover every aspect of residential construction -- topics such as site factors, and safety, codes, and fundamental information on basic home remodeling projects.