Since its founding in 1976, the non-profit Habitat for Humanity International has built more than 255,000 houses for more than one million people and families in need world wide.
First published in 2002, "How to Build a House" has helped thousands more build simple, energy efficient homes of their own by helping guide them from foundation to roof, through all interior finishes and fixtures.
Written by long-time carpenter and Habitat volunteer, Larry Haun, this extensive revision features up-to-date information on residential codes, construction methods, and materials - as well as an updated design inside and out.
Haun also provides new sections on tools, siding, ventilation, and landscaping.
With clear information on everything from obtaining a site and permit to finishing touches like installing door locks and cabinets, this is the best single-volume resource for the beginning homebuilder.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288 pages, full colour, 70 drawings, 370 photographs
- Publisher: Taunton Press Inc
- Publication Date: 04/12/2008
- Category: Residential buildings, domestic buildings
- ISBN: 9781561589678