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The visual handbook of building and remodeling : a comprehensive guide to choosing the right materials and systems for every part of your home / Charlie Wing.

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Homer Public Library 690.8 WIN 000153053 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Checked out 09/29/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781631868795
  • ISBN: 1631868799
  • Physical Description: ix, 678 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
  • Edition: 4th edition.
  • Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, Inc., [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 668-672) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Design -- Site and climate -- Masonry -- Foundations -- Wood -- Framing -- Sheathing -- Siding -- Roofing -- Windows and doors -- Plumbing -- Wiring -- Insulation and R-Value -- Best practice insulating -- Air-sealing existing buildings -- Floors, walls, and ceilings -- Storage -- Heating -- Cooling -- Passive Solar -- Lighting -- Sound -- Fasteners -- Decks and railings -- Measuring and finance -- Abbreviations -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.:
"This new edition has 48 pages of brand-new material including new chapters on solar power and best-practice insulating as well as the latest code information and updated sections on framing, sheathing, air sealing, and heating and cooling, enabling the reader to visualize exactly how to tackle any building project or problem."--Amazon.com.
Subject: House construction > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Dwellings > Remodeling > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Building materials > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
House construction > Pictorial works.
Dwellings > Remodeling > Pictorial works.
HOUSE & HOME > Reference.
HOUSE & HOME > Remodeling & Renovation.
Building materials.
Dwellings > Remodeling.
House construction.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.
Pictorial works.
Handbooks and manuals.