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Garages and Carports (Smart Guide)

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Publisher Comments:

This SmartGuide® shows you how to improve the value of your home with the addition of a new garage or carport.

• More than 390 full-color illustrations

• Over 25 color photographs

• Clear, concise step-by-step instruction

• Tips that help you save time, effort, and money

• Essential information to help you add value to your home

Complete your home improvement library with Ultimate Guide to Gazebos and Ultimate Guide to Yard and Garden Sheds, and other CREATIVE HOMEOWNER® books.

Synopsis:

Detailed, color drawings and easy-to-follow instructions show how to build and finish a garage or carport from the ground up.

Synopsis:

This Smart Guide shows readers how to build and finish their own garage or carport from the ground up. The most essential information readers need to successfully handle each task is packed into this concise construction manual. Over 240 detailed drawings and photographs clearly illustrate the step-by-step instruction, which has been written with the do-it-yourselfer in mind. With the help of this Smart Guide, readers can add value to their home while enjoying the greatest possible savings in time, effort, and money. Information on reading blueprints is also included.

Synopsis:

This Smart Guide shows readers how to build and finish their own garage or carport from the ground up. The most essential information readers need to successfully handle each task is packed into this concise construction manual. Information on reading blueprints is also included.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started
Design Considerations
Common Sizes for Garages and Carports
Building Department Requirements
Do the Work Yourself?
 
Chapter 2: Tools & Materials
Tool Basics
Layout and Excavation Tools
Cutting and Joining
Other Required Construction Tools
Construction Fasteners
Lumber
 
Chapter 3: Siting & Layout
Structure Location
Foundation Layout
 
Chapter 4: Foundations
Site Excavation
Footings
Foundations
 
Chapter 5: Framing
Framing a Garage
Building a Carport
Common Header Sizes
Framing the Roof
 
Chapter 6: Finishing Up
Roof Sheathing
Finished Roofing Materials
Closing Up Walls
Siding
 
Chapter 7: Garage Projects
One-Car Detached Garage with Gable Roof
One-Car Attached Carport with Shed Roof
Two-Car Detached Garage with Truss Roof
One-Car Detached Carport with Gable Roof
 
Chapter 8: Garage Plans
One-, Two-, and Three-Car Garages
 
Glossary
 
Index
 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580113946
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Subject:
Outdoor & Recreational Areas
Illustrator:
Barre, Clarke
Editor:
Calvert, Jennifer
Editor:
Creative Homeowner Press
Editor:
Donegan, Fran J.
Author:
How-To
Author:
Editors of Creative Homeowner
Author:
Creative Homeowner Press
Author:
Donegan, Fran J.
Subject:
Outdoor & Recreational Areas - Patios & Decks
Subject:
Outdoor & Recreational Areas - General
Subject:
Design and construction
Subject:
Garages
Subject:
Garages -- Design and construction.
Subject:
Carports -- Design and construction.
Subject:
Home Construction-Outdoor Structures
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
Smart Guide
Publication Date:
20080331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10.84x8.46x.31 in. .83 lbs.

Related Subjects

Engineering » Home Construction » Outdoor Structures

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"Synopsis" by ,
Detailed, color drawings and easy-to-follow instructions show how to build and finish a garage or carport from the ground up.

"Synopsis" by ,

This Smart Guide shows readers how to build and finish their own garage or carport from the ground up. The most essential information readers need to successfully handle each task is packed into this concise construction manual. Over 240 detailed drawings and photographs clearly illustrate the step-by-step instruction, which has been written with the do-it-yourselfer in mind. With the help of this Smart Guide, readers can add value to their home while enjoying the greatest possible savings in time, effort, and money. Information on reading blueprints is also included.

"Synopsis" by ,
This Smart Guide shows readers how to build and finish their own garage or carport from the ground up. The most essential information readers need to successfully handle each task is packed into this concise construction manual. Information on reading blueprints is also included.
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