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Other titles in the Code Check: An Illustrated Guide to Building a Safe House series:
Code Check: An Illustrated Guide to Building a Safe House (Code Check: An Illustrated Guide to Building a Safe House)
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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
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.
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
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