Synopses & Reviews
Codes are a fact of life for do-it-yourselfers, but getting good information on codes can be a nightmare. Anyone who has ever opened a code book (or even a code interpretation book) looking for the answer to a building, wiring or plumbing question has found the same thing: a lot of arcane, technical words and cross-referencing, pages of meaningless charts, but no information that make sense. Codes for Homeowners combines decades of experience by author and IRC-certified home inspector Bruce Barker with Creative Publishing’s famous studio photography, and the result is the first truly clear and easy to use codes reference book for homeowners and tradesmen alike. Current with 2009 International Residential Code (IRC).
"Created ... in cooperation with Black & Decker"--T.p. verso.
About the Author
Bruce A. Barker is president of Dream Home Consultants, LLC., a Cary, North Carolina-based building inspection and consulting firm. He has built or inspected more than 2,000 homes during his 23 years in the construction and building inspection industries. Bruce is a Residential Combination Inspector, a licensed contractor, a certified building energy performance analyst, and a certified infrared thermographer.