This edition in the Builder's Guide series tackles the topic of deck construction and promotion, containing information on new techniques and materials to economize and expediate deck building, and explaining how to avoid mistakes and prevent on-the-job accidents. Including information on maintaining, treating and repairing existing decks, it also provides useful forms and worksheets to help turn knowledge into profits.
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Conquer the lucrative deck market by keeping up with stae-of-the-art building techniques and materials Building a better mousetrap can be the key to success, especially when you're working in a competitive field like deck-building. In this professional-level guide, you will learn how to take advantage of the latest tools and materials available so you can offer your customers the most economical and attractive decks possible. You'll find helpful details on new deck construction technology-including composite and recycled materials, engineered lumber and specialized tools-as well as a wealth of design ideas and more in this user-firnedly, richly illustrated resource. Construction authority Leon A. Frechette offers practical advice on all aspects of deck-building, explaining how to evaluate and bid jobs build good customer relations, and anticipate the twists and turns of the everchanging construction market. You'll also get expert, hard-to-find information on maintaining, repairing, and treating the more than 25 million existing decks. Packed with helpful photographs, drawings, worksheets, forms, and formulas for tricky calculations, this comprehensive guide to decks examines such issues as: Specialization; Supreme decking; Finishes; Alternative products; Fast-up framing connectors; Cleaners, colorants, and preservatives; Lighting, water features, and other accessories; Trellises, gazebos, and other overhead structures;. . >and every other issue or consideration crucial to building high-quality decks.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070157936