Synopses & Reviews
Ortho's All About Additions helps you understand how an addition goes together as you work with professional contractors or do it yourself. Clear instructions and 200 detailed illustrations cover all the bases. Learn to estimate costs, add a foundation, frame the shell and interior, and finish the inside. A special kitchens and baths section covers plumbing, ventilation, cabinets, and appliances.
Everything do-it-yourselfers need to know to expand their homes. * How to lay the foundation * How to frame floors, stairs, walls, and roofs * Sheathing details * How to install windows, skylights, doors, siding, wiring, cable, circuits, insulation, wallboard, flooring, interior trim * Special section on kitchens and baths * 200 detailed illustrations
Covers how to lay foundations; frame floors, stairs, walls, and roofs; and install windows, skylights, doors, siding, wiring, flooring, trim, insulation, and more.