This title offers essential information taking the user beyond the three titles already available with in the house information ( Wiring the Home , Plumbing The Home , and Home Remodeling ). Suitable for those who want to work on the house, it starts from scratch like selecting the site or lot, choosing the footings, and the type of foundation to fit the type of house preferred or being plan. It is also suitable for people who want to build from the ground up, or at the same time, includes those who are still mentally planning to build; and, for those who want to figure how to repair certain things about the foundation, footing, and why the site is or is t suitable. From starting the job to completion, including real examples is offered for nearly every application. This work provides essential information needed to plan, manage and complete the job. Tip boxes are included throughout.
Mark R. Miller (Tyler, TX) is Professor of Industrial Technology at The University of Texas, in Tyler, Texas. He teaches construction courses for future middle managers in the trade. He is coauthor of several technical books, including the best-selling Carpentry & Construction, now in its fourth edition. Rex Miller (Round Rock, TX) is Professor Emeritus of Industrial Technology at State University College at Buffalo and has taught technical curriculum at the college level for more than 40 years. He is the co-author of the best-selling Carpentry & Construction, now in its fourth edition, and the author of more than 75 texts for vocational and industrial arts programs.