Contractor's Portable Handbook / Edition 1by R. Dodge Woodson, Dodge R. Woodson
Pub. Date: 02/01/1998
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
An absolute must for contractors and trades people from all the construction trades, this is the only quick-access reference that covers--in one handy, portable volume--every aspect of construction and remodeling, from foundations to roof systems. Full of tables, easy-to-use formulae, and charts, the book serves as an essential, at-a-glance data guide that puts everything readers need to know right at their fingertips. It is organized into 30 chapters--each giving insight into a particular topic--and includes a separate chapter devoted to terms and abbreviations commonly encountered in construction.
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Table of ContentsAcknowledgements.Introduction. Chapter 1: Site Work. Chapter 2: Private Water Supplies. Chapter 3: Installing a Pump System. Chapter 4: Basic Well Problems. Chapter 5: Private Sewage Disposal Systems. Chapter 6: Footings and Foundation Walls. Chapter 7: Flooring Systems. Chapter 8: Floor Coverings. Chapter 9: Wall and Ceiling Systems. Chapter 10: Exterior Wall Finishes and Trim Chapter 11: Interior and Exterior Doors Chapter 13: Roofing Systems and Coverings. Chapter 14: Steps, Stairs, and Railings. Chapter 15: Windows and Skylights. Chapter 16: HVAC Systems. Chapter 17: Plumbing Systems. Chapter 18: Electrical Systems. Chapter 19: Insulation. Chapter 20: Interior Trim. Chapter 21: Decks and Porches. Chapter 22: Fireplaces and Flues. Chapter 23: Cabinets and Counters. Chapter 24: Provisions for the Physically Challenged. Appendices. Index.
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