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Housebuilding : A Do-It-Yourself Guide, Revised & Expanded
by R. J. Decristoforo and Mary Decristoforo




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Housebuilding has always been the book of choice for prospective home builders--and with this extensive, thoughtful revision, it becomes a resource readers will continue to depend on for years to come. In addition to showcasing 800 exciting new full-color illustrations and more than 50 color photographs, an improved two-column design makes the text easier to follow. Photo captions--not in previous editions--allow readers to browse through quickly. Also included for the first time: a chapter on environmentally friendly building alternatives; increased emphasis on safety; information on modern cordless tools; updated techniques, materials, and standards; energy-efficient options, from structural insulated panels to radiant floor heating; a current appendix of major manufacturers, resources, and websites; and much, much more.

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Overview

Housebuilding has always been the book of choice for prospective home builders--and with this extensive, thoughtful revision, it becomes a resource readers will continue to depend on for years to come. In addition to showcasing 800 exciting new full-color illustrations and more than 50 color photographs, an improved two-column design makes the text easier to follow. Photo captions--not in previous editions--allow readers to browse through quickly. Also included for the first time: a chapter on environmentally friendly building alternatives; increased emphasis on safety; information on modern cordless tools; updated techniques, materials, and standards; energy-efficient options, from structural insulated panels to radiant floor heating; a current appendix of major manufacturers, resources, and websites; and much, much more.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781402743160
  • ISBN-10: 1402743165
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publish Date: June 2007
  • Page Count: 702
  • Dimensions: 8.78 x 6.86 x 1.59 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.78 pounds


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