Code Check: An Illustrated Guide to Building a Safe House

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Taunton Press, 2009 - Architecture - 30 pages
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Now you can gain access to the most up-to-date changes in the 2009 International Residential Code with the newly revised sixth edition of Code Check: An Illustrated Guide to Building a Safe House.

For builders, remodelers, home inspectors, and building inspectors, this essential reference delivers accurate information on current residential building codes for foundations, framing, plumbing, and wiring, as well as exterior and interior walls, fireplaces, and chimneys.

By highlighting the central safety principles found in U.S. building codes - in a user-friendly format - this valuable tool gives you all the facts you need to avoid common code violations. So you can get every job done right the first time - without expensive, time-consuming callbacks.


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I have been looking for once of these since we started our business but didnt want to spend a fortune this book has all NECESSARY updates for building codes In TX. Strongly recommend. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Redwood Kardon, who devised and wrote the first Code Check, is a former electrician and building inspector for the city of Oakland, CA. Coauthor Douglas Hansen is a general contractor and certified combination inspector with over 30 years of field experience. Both authors present seminars and classes nationwide on a wide variety of building topics. Paddy Morrissey, former senior illustrator of, has been the sole illustrator for the Code Check series since its inception.

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