The South Carolina Residential Contractor Reference Book Set Includes:
2006 ICC International Residential Code (IRC) - One and Two-Family Dwellings - Looseleaf:
The 2006 International Residential Code brings uniformity to construction of one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories high. A comprehensive code for homebuilding, this book brings together all building, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical provisions for one- and two-family residences. It establishes minimum regulations using prescriptive provisions, and is founded on broad-based principles that make possible the use of new materials and building designs. This 2006 edition is fully compatible with all the International Codes published by the International Code Council (ICC). 684 pp.
Carpentry & Building Construction, Student Edition:
Help students get ready for professional certification and competitive events with Glencoe's NEW Carpentry and Building Construction! This newly revised edition includes content from McGraw-Hill Construction, where the professionals stay informed on the latest industry developments. Carpentry and construction industry standards are fully integrated, and project-based learning is supported with unit-based projects that include technical math. Step-by-step illustrations, photos, and graphs guide students through each key process. Regional applications are studied in Regional Concerns features. Rigorous academic content is supported, especially in math and science, with STEM activities throughout. Estimating and Planning, Job Safety, Builder's Tip and Step-by-Step Applications features and activities help build technical knowledge while students practice the latest techniques, including Build It Green construction tips and activities. SkillsUSA and NAHB event prep activities are integrated.
The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction:
The Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction is written by and for those who order, form, place, consolidate, finish, and cure concrete. Designers also will find the practical approach of the Contractor's Guide valuable in developing their project specifications.
The purpose of the Contractor's Guide is to provide insight into proven construction practices which, when properly used, will produce quality concrete construction. It can be used as a training manual for contractor personnel as well as a basic reference manual for field and office.
Throughout this book are practical contractor tips that will be especially helpful in preparing for a project and as a guide during construction.
Modern Masonry - Brick, Block and Stone, 7th Edition:
Simply and clearly written, Modern Masonry provides students with a solid understanding of the safe and proper methods of laying brick, block, and stone. Also receiving thorough coverage is concrete construction, including both formed construction and flatwork. This thoroughly illustrated full-color text provides students with a broad understanding of materials, their properties, and their applications. A detailed glossary and an extensive reference section will be highly useful to students as they acquire masonry skills.
Gypsum Construction Handbook, Centennial Edition 2000:
This guide is highly recommended for its timesaving, lower-cost methods of installation. Provides a thorough coverage of proficient construction procedures for gypsum, drywall, veneer plaster, cement board, and conventional plaster construction.
A constant companion to architects, engineers, contractors, builders and dealers, journeymen, building inspectors, and code officials to simplify construction using the newest developments in products and systems. 528 pp.
South Carolina Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management for Residential Builders, 6th Edition:
South Carolina Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management for Residential Builders is designed to provide an overview of business management subjects for contractor examination candidates applying for a license from the South Carolina Residential Home Builders Commission. It is also written to act as a reference guide for residential licensed contractors.
The guide is divided into two major sections. Part One deals with business and project management subjects relevant to all contractors. Part Two focuses on the unique residential contracting requirements of South Carolina.
The Appendices at the end of the guide provide the full set of the statutes and rules that control the major activities of residential contracting in South Carolina as well as other relevant information.