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Now in its third edition, this invaluable reference provides users all the information they need to avoid the most common building code violations — no matter the project. Using clear and concise language, the book underscores the safety principles on which codes are based and ensures compliance at every stage of construction. This latest edition reflects the most up-to-date changes in the International Residential Code, recent changes to the code highlighted throughout the text. There’s a wealth of information here, all presented in the hugely successful format — spiral-bound with durable, laminated pages — that has made Code Check an indispensable tool on the job site

Synopsis:

Designed to emphasize the central life-safety principles that underscore building codes throughout the United States, this updated sixth edition of the essential Code Check guide provides all the information that builders need to avoid the most common code violations. Featuring laminated pages and a spiral-bound spine that lies flat, this reliable reference reflects the most up-to-date changes in the current International Residential Code. Covering foundations, framing, plumbing, wiring, interior and exterior walls, fireplaces, and chimneys, the flipbook is also cross-referenced to the Uniform Plumbing Code, the Uniform Mechanical Code, and the National Electrical Code. This tough-as-nails new edition belongs on every job site.

Synopsis:

The Code Check series provides answers to all types of building code questions. The books are filled with essential information, yet are handy enough to take to the job site.

About the Author

Redwood Kardon, who devised and wrote the first Code Check, is a former journeyman electrician and building inspector for the city of Oakland, CA. For the past 12 years, he has been an electrical safety and code instructor specializing in training wind turbine technicians. Coauthor Douglas Hansen is a general contractor and certified combination inspector with over 30 years of field experience. Both authors present seminars and classes nationwide on a wide variety of building topics. Paddy Morrissey has done the illustrations and layout since its inception. His illustration/design Web site is: www.paddydesigns.com

Table of Contents

Site

Foundations

Drainage

Concrete

Framing

Roofs

Ventilation

Egress

Windows/Doors

Fireplaces

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781600850455
Author:
Hansen, Douglas
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Illustrator:
Paddy Morrissey
Illustrator:
Morrissey, Paddy
Author:
Redwood
Author:
Morrissey, Paddy
Author:
Kardon, Redwood
Author:
Douglas
Author:
Casey, Michael
Author:
Paddy
Subject:
Do-It-Yourself - General
Subject:
Codes & Standards
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
General House & Home
Edition Description:
6th ed.
Series:
Code Check: An Illustrated Guide to Building a Safe House
Publication Date:
20091131
Binding:
Spiral, comb or coil bound book
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.26x8.38x.27 in. .50 lbs.

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Designed to emphasize the central life-safety principles that underscore building codes throughout the United States, this updated sixth edition of the essential Code Check guide provides all the information that builders need to avoid the most common code violations. Featuring laminated pages and a spiral-bound spine that lies flat, this reliable reference reflects the most up-to-date changes in the current International Residential Code. Covering foundations, framing, plumbing, wiring, interior and exterior walls, fireplaces, and chimneys, the flipbook is also cross-referenced to the Uniform Plumbing Code, the Uniform Mechanical Code, and the National Electrical Code. This tough-as-nails new edition belongs on every job site.
"Synopsis" by , The Code Check series provides answers to all types of building code questions. The books are filled with essential information, yet are handy enough to take to the job site.
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