Best Practices Guide to Residential Construction

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ISBN-13: 9780471648369
ISBN-10: 0471648361
Author: Steven Bliss
Pages: 320

Best Practices Guide to Residential Construction: Materials, Finishes, and Details is a comprehensive guide to material selection and installation for residential construction designed to help building professionals select the right materials for every job and install them with confidence. This one-stop resource covers the real-world challenges of material selection and installation so designers, contractors and building owners can make informed decisions for all major building components. Features include:

  • More than 200 photos and illustrations of critical residential construction details
  • Installation tips and cautions that help prevent costly product failures
  • Descriptions of the latest composites and synthetics that are changing the way we build
  • Easy-to-use charts for making quick product comparisons
  • An authoritative guide to indoor air quality and healthy house construction