Practical cost-saving techniques for housing construction
This book spells out more than 600 problems that can go wrong during residential construction projects. Jahn, an expert in construction management, explains the problems in detail and clarifies them with descriptive illustrations. The errors cited in the book are actual examples of mistakes and problems Jahn has observed and recorded during his career in the construction industry.
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Layout and Wall Framing
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