Builder's Guide to Room Additions

Builder's Guide to Room Additions

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Building room additions and conversions is a multi-billion-dollar business every year. If you're already experienced in home building, you have the skills you need to succeed in this lucrative niche of the construction field. But it takes more than knowing how to frame straight and true. This manual shows you how to tackle items that are unique to room additions -- like that is required for basement conversions, how to best box around usightly beams and joists, methods of reinforcing ceiling joists for second-story conversions, requirements for bathroom additions and how to compleet attic conversions. Each job you take will have its challenges. And the freater the challenge, the better your profit potential. The trick is to identify problems and solve them before they dissolve your profit and erode your reputation. This book covrs the problems you're likely to run into when converting basements, attics, garages, and adding rooms to existing houses - from the footing to the roof.

Title:Builder's Guide to Room Additions
Author:Jack Payne Jones, Craftsman Book Co
Publisher:Craftsman Book Company - 2004-12-01


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