Design/remodel barrier-free housing yourself. Here's the first nuts-and-bolts, how-to guide for builders and remodelers designing or retro-fitting homes for the physically-disabled and elderly. In Leon A. Frechette's Accessible Housing you'll find ready-to-use floor plans for every room in the house--tools and techniques for calculating stairway risers and treads--guidelines for determining doorway and window dimensions, counter and bathtub heights, and other code-related issues--installation instructions for intercoms and alarms--barrier-free building codes for commercial multi-family housing units--and more. It's your key to unlocking the door to barrier-free residential work!The Swanson Speed Square comes with an illustrated Blue Book for roof and stairway layouts. This 62-page, pocket-sized manual gives complete instructions on basic roof construction with all rafter length tables as well as complete stairwayanbsp;...
|Author||:||Leon A. Frechette|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 1996-05-01|