How to Build a House
By (author) Larry Haun
How to Build a House by Larry Haun
Book DescriptionSince its founding in 1976, the non-profit Habitat for Humanity International has built more than 255,000 houses for more than one million people and families in need world wide. First published in 2002, "How to Build a House" has helped thousands more build simple, energy efficient homes of their own by helping guide them from foundation to roof, through all interior finishes and fixtures. Written by long-time carpenter and Habitat volunteer, Larry Haun, this extensive revision features up-to-date information on residential codes, construction methods, and materials - as well as an updated design inside and out. Haun also provides new sections on tools, siding, ventilation, and landscaping. With clear information on everything from obtaining a site and permit to finishing touches like installing door locks and cabinets, this is the best single-volume resource for the beginning homebuilder.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781561589678
(276mm x 229mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Taunton Press Inc
Publisher: Taunton Press Inc
Publish Date: 4-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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