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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

Wing, Charles, 1939- Book - 2023 Adult Book / Nonfiction / Home & Garden / Design & Construction / Wing, Charles, 690.837 Wi None on shelf 2 requests on 2 copies Community Rating: 0 out of 5

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Introduction -- Design -- Site -- Climate -- Masonry -- Foundations -- Wood -- Framing -- Sheathing -- Siding -- Roofing -- Windows and doors -- Insulation and R-values -- Best practice insulating -- Air-sealing existing buildings -- Interior moisture and air quality -- Floors, walls, and ceilings -- Plumbing --Wiring -- Electric power from the sun -- Heating -- Passive heat from the sun -- Cooling -- Lighting -- Sound -- Storage -- Decks and railings -- Fasteners -- Measuring.
"This new edition has the most up to date information 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"-- Provided by publisher.

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PUBLISHED
Newtown, CT : The Taunton Press, [2023]
Year Published: 2023
Description: ix, 677 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9781641551953
164155195X

SUBJECTS
House construction -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Dwellings -- Remodeling -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Building materials -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.