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|Genre/Form:||Handbooks and manuals
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Warren V Jaeger
|Notes:||"Everything you need to know to avoid the pitfalls and the rip-offs. What you must know that nobody wants to tell you. Save up to 50,000.00 Dollars or more as your own General Contractor."|
|Description:||vii, 269 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm|
|Contents:||Part one: Selecting and evaluating a building site: Looking at land ; Political and social considerations ; Water supply and sewage disposal ; Site topography ; Foundation types ; Blending house to site --
Part two: Planning the home: Style and details ; Rooms and their arrangement ; Getting the plans ; Choosing the building process --
Part three: Building the house: The construction mortgage ; Subcontractors ; Clearing the land ; Laying out the footings ; Building the footings ; Starting the foundation ; Dealing with drainage and groundwater ; Finishing the foundation ; The radon myth ; Framing ; The roof and it's [sic] forms ; Windows doors and skylights ; Exterior sheathing, siding and masonry ; Heating, ventilating and air conditioning ; Electrical wiring ; Plumbing ; Insulation ; Drywall and taping ; Inside finishing ; Cabinetry and appliances ; Flooring ; Painting and decorating ; Finishing up ; Scheduling.
|Responsibility:||Warren V. Jaeger.|