How To Build a Carport: the easy way

How To Build a Carport: the easy way


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How To Build a Carport: the easy way by Penny Swift

How To Build a Carport the easy way provides simple and easy-to-follow instructions that will enable you to build a carport using bricks and mortar, wood or metal, combined with a variety of roofing or cover-protection options. It explains the basic principles involved in planning a carport project, from choosing a suitable design and style for your home, to quantifying and costing the materials required to build it. All the necessary building basics are covered, including construction methods, the tools needed to complete carport projects, and the full spectrum of both roofing and parking possibilities. There are three fully illustrated step-by-step projects that show how to mix and cast concrete, how to lay brick paving, and how to build a carport with brick or block pillars. There are also instructions on how to mix mortar and set out structures.

How To Build a Carport the easy way will guide you through all stages of your carport project, with hundreds of full color photographs and a selection of imaginative carport plans. There are lots of pictures to give you good ideas that you can copy or adapt. Written for an international audience, it also explains the importance of building codes and regulations in the USA, UK, Australia and South Africa, and suggests ways that professional people can help with your project.

With How to Build a Carport the easy way, you can increase the value of your home and protect your motor vehicle assets.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780620583664
Publisher: PJ's Design Workshop
Publication date: 09/20/2013
Pages: 66
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.17(d)

About the Author

Writer Penny Swift and photographer Janek Szymanowski have been producing DIY and home orientated books for more than 25 years. They have created more than 30 successful titles dealing with building, decorating, renovating and extending homes, as well as landscaping and gardening. They excel at sharing their own do-it-yourself approach that promises to inspire and empower readers to achieve their dreams.

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