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Canadian Wood-Frame House Construction

Canadian Wood-Frame House Construction    
Format Softcover
Catalogue No. 978-0-660-19535-3
Pages 422
Language English; Aussi disponible en français
Price $25.95
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Published by the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation. Revised edition published 2005.


This trusted guide has been a national bestseller among Canada's housing professionals for years. Based on the 2005 National Building Code, the updated Canadian Wood-Frame House Construction contains illustrations, sizing tables, planning notes and tips on healthy housing to improve indoor air quality and reduce environmental impact. An indispensable tool for builders, renovators and do-it-yourselfers, covering everything from site excavation to completion. Topics include: concrete work, footings and foundations; framing all parts of the house; roof sheathings; exterior finishes, trims and millwork; plumbing, heating and wiring; vapour and air barriers; insulation, fire and sound control; ventilation; interior wall and ceiling finishes, floor coverings; stairs, eaves, chimneys, and much more.
"Canadian Wood-Frame House Construction is based on the requirements of the 2005 edition of the National Building Code. This book is not a substitute for the National Building Code. Readers are encouraged to refer to the codes and standards pertaining to housing in their jurisdictions for a complete set of requirements." - from the Canadian Wood-Frame House Construction
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