2019 Site License

   

Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  1. Construction Nightmares 3rd Edition

    Construction Nightmares 3rd Edition

    Our own mistakes make effective, though sometimes expensive lessons. Usually it's safer to learn from the mistakes of others, and a lot less expensive.

    In this book you can read about the construction jobs from hell, and hopefully learn how to avoid them. Here you'll earn how others dealt with busts in plans, extas, delays, interference, scheduling, extra work, change orders, defective construction, inadequate supervision, and incompetent contractors and subs.

    In stock

    $64.95

  2. Construction Spanish

    Construction Spanish

    Carry in your pocket over 1000 words and terms and 15 commonly-used phrases in both English to Spanish, and Spanish to English for job use on residential, commercial and heavy commercial projects. If you want an inexpensive English-Spanish dictionary that fits in your shirt pocket, you should have a copy of this new book.

    In stock

    $6.00

  3. Contractor's Guide to Change Orders

    Contractor's Guide to Change Orders

    Uncover hidden cost items and receive full compensation for them. Each chapter of this great book contains step-by-step procedures, checklists, full-size forms, and word-for-word letters to help you increase your acceptance rate and get paid for all changes on the job -- without disputes or misunderstandings.

    Shows how to find, document, and negotiate payment for every added delay and expense that slips past your "early warning system."

    In stock

    $79.00

  4. Maintenance Manager's Standard Manual, 5th Edition

    Maintenance Manager's Standard Manual, 5th Edition

    Whether you are a facilities manager, engineer, property owner, developer, or anyone else responsible for maintenance operations, this book gives you all of the essential ingredients for understanding and carrying out successful day-to-day management of maintenance activities. Covers structural maintenance, mechanical maintenance, electrical maintenance and instrument repair, maintenance of roads and grounds, power plan maintenance, as well as housekeeping, waste management, air and water quality, and safety.

    In stock

    $91.00

  5. How to Succeed With Your Own Construction Business

    How to Succeed With Your Own Construction Business

    Everything you need to start your own construction business: setting up the paperwork, finding the work, advertising, using contracts, dealing with lenders, estimating, scheduling, finding and keeping good employees, keeping the books, and coping with success.

    If you're considering starting your own construction business, all the knowledge, tips, and blank forms you need are here.

    In stock

    $28.50

  6. Easy Scheduling

    Easy Scheduling

    A complete set of "real world" scheduling tools that are specifically tailored to meet the needs of small to medium-sized construction businesses. Shows how to use Microsoft Project to build a schedule that will synchronize everyone's efforts into an organized system that becomes the foundation of all planning and communication for all your jobs.

    In stock

    $59.95

  7. Home Building Mistakes & Fixes

    Home Building Mistakes & Fixes

    This is an encyclopedia of practical fixes for real-world home building and repair problems. Learn the pitfalls, the painless way, and real-world working solutions for the problems every contractor finds in a home building or repair jobsite.

    In stock

    $52.50

  8. Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2010 Book+CD, PDF & Software Download

    Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2010 Book+CD, PDF & Software Download

    If you'd rather be building homes than burning the midnight oil trying to balance your books, you should have this book. It includes a CD-ROM with a template for a construction company to help speed your set up, an estimating program with a 5000-item database, a program that converts your estimates into QuickBooks forms so you can compare with your actual costs, and blank construction forms for your use.

    In stock

    $57.00

  9. Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2010 eBook (PDF)

    Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2010 eBook (PDF) & Software Download

    If you'd rather be building homes than burning the midnight oil trying to balance your books, you should have this eBook. It includes a template for a construction company to help speed your set up, an estimating program with a 5000-item database, a program that converts your estimates into QuickBooks forms so you can compare with your actual costs, and blank construction forms for your use.

    In stock

    $28.50

  10. Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2009 eBook (PDF) & Software Download

    Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2009 eBook (PDF) & Software Download

    If you'd rather be building homes than burning the midnight oil trying to balance your books, you should have this eBook. It includes a template for a construction company to aid your set up, an estimating program with a 5000-item database, a program that converts your estimates into QuickBooks forms so you can compare with your actual costs, and blank construction forms for your use.

    In stock

    $28.25

  11. Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2009 Book+CD, PDF & Software Download

    Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2009 Book+CD, PDF & Software Download

    If you'd rather be building homes than burning the midnight oil trying to balance your books, you should have this book. It includes a CD-ROM with a template for a construction company to aid your set up, an estimating program with a 5000-item database, a program that converts your estimates into QuickBooks forms so you can compare with your actual costs, and blank construction forms for your use.

    In stock

    $56.50

  12. Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2008 Book+CD, PDF & Software Download

    Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2008 Book+CD, PDF & Software Download

    Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2008 can save hours of time. You can use it for payroll, keeping track of your vendors and subs -- even job costing (comparing your estimated costs to your actual costs and finding out where you're making and losing money.) If you'd rather be building homes than burning the midnight oil trying to balance your books, you should have this book. It includes a CD-ROM with a template for a construction company to help speed your set up, an estimating program with a 5000-item database, a program that converts your estimates into QuickBooks forms so you can compare with your actual costs, and blank construction forms for your use.

    In stock

    $54.75

  13. Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2007 Book+CD, PDF & Software Download

    Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2007 Book+CD, PDF & Software Download

    If you'd rather be building homes than burning the midnight oil trying to balance your books, you should have this book. It includes a CD-ROM with a template for a construction company to help speed your set up, an estimating program with a 5000-item database, a program that converts your estimates into QuickBooks forms so you can compare with your actual costs, and blank construction forms for your use.

    In stock

    $53.00

  14. Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2005 Book with CD-ROM

    Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2005 Book with CD-ROM

    Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro can save hours of time in setting up and using all the features that the 2005 edition offers.

    Includes a CD-ROM with a template for a construction company to help speed your set up, an estimating program with a 5000-item database, a program that converts your estimates into QuickBooks forms so you can compare with your actual costs, and blank construction forms.

    In stock

    $49.75

  15. Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2004 Book with CD-ROM

    Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2004 Book with CD-ROM

    Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro can save hours of time in setting up and using all the features that the 2004 edition offers.

    Includes a CD-ROM with a template for a construction company to help speed your set up, an estimating program with a 5000-item database, a program that converts your estimates into QuickBooks forms so you can compare with your actual costs, and blank construction forms.

    In stock

    $48.50

  16. Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2003 Book with CD-ROM

    Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2003 Book with CD-ROM

    Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro can save hours of time in setting up and using all the features that the 2003 edition offers.

    Includes a CD-ROM with a template for a construction company to help speed your set up, an estimating program with a 5000-item database, a program that converts your estimates into QuickBooks forms so you can compare with your actual costs, and blank construction forms.

    In stock

    $47.75

  17. Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2002 Book with CD-ROM

    Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2002 Book with CD-ROM

    Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro can save hours of time in setting up and using all the features that the 2002 edition offers.

    Includes a CD-ROM with a template for a construction company to help speed your set up, an estimating program with a 5000-item database, a program that converts your estimates into QuickBooks forms so you can compare with your actual costs, and blank construction forms.

    In stock

    $46.50

  18. Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2001 Book with CD-ROM

    Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro 2001 Book with CD-ROM

    Contractor's Guide to QuickBooks Pro can save hours of time in setting up and using all the features that the 2001 edition offers.

    Includes a CD-ROM with a template for a construction company to help speed your set up, an estimating program with a 5000-item database, a program that converts your estimates into QuickBooks forms so you can compare with your actual costs, and blank construction forms.

    In stock

    $45.25

  19. Code Check: Electrical 8th Edition

    Code Check: Electrical 8th Edition

    The 8th edition of Code Check Electrical has been completely updated to the 2015 IRC, UPC, & UMC and the 2017 NEC. Common code violations in building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical are explained with the help of 28 tables and 83 illustrations. The flip-chart format helps you to easily find the material you need to identify code compliance issues. The laminated spill-proof pages are durable and designed for field use.

    In stock

    $21.95

  20. Code Check 8th Edition

    Code Check 8th Edition

    This spiral-bound flip chart with heavy laminated pages provides you with quick access to answers to hundreds of common Code questions that face you on the jobsite. View the checkboxes and see at a glance what the requirements are. Find answers to just about all your Code questions in the clear illustrations that explain the requirements and critical dimensions you need to stay within Code.

    In stock

    $21.95

  21. International Residential Code (IRC) Quick-Card: Based on 2015 IRC

    International Residential Code (IRC) Quick-Card: Based on 2015 IRC

    This six-page laminated reference guide provides most of the new International Residential Code essentials, based on the current 2015 IRC. The code compiles all building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas and electrical requirements for non-commercial one- and two-family dwellings in one convenient code. Cover dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.

    $7.95

    Out of stock


  22. Building Code Compliance for Contractors & Inspectors Book + eBook (PDF)

    Building Code Compliance for Contractors & Inspectors Book + eBook (PDF)

    An answer book for both contractors and building inspectors, this manual explains what it takes to pass inspections under the 2009 International Residential Code. It includes a code checklist for every trade, covering some of the most common reasons why inspectors reject residential work – footings, foundations, slabs, framing, sheathing, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, energy conservation and final inspection.

    In stock

    $32.50

  23. Code Check Commercial

    Code Check Commercial

    For the first time, Code Check has created a guide to commercial inspections, including building types, setbacks, fire separation, egress, soils, concrete, glazing, fire protection, plumbing, commercial kitchens, water heaters, electrical safety, switchgear, wiring, transformers, lighting, and much more. Code Check Commercial 1st Edition is an expanded version of the popular flip-chart format. It has 48 pages rather than 32, and as usual the pages are laminated for durability and field use.
    In stock

    $24.95

  24. Code Check Complete 2nd Edition

    Code Check Complete 2nd Edition

    Finding code facts is a cinch with the easy-to-access, crystal-clear, illustrated format that makes Taunton's Code Check series the choice of reference for thousands of builders, inspectors, and do-it-yourself homeowners across the country.

    This book is intended for building inspectors, design-professionals, plan reviewers, contractors, home inspectors, educators, and do-it-yourself home owners.

    In stock

    $45.00

  25. Code Check Plumbing & Mechanical 4th Edition

    Code Check Plumbing & Mechanical 4th Edition

    Save on time, money, and potential delays for code violations. Code Check Plumbing & Mechanical is an essential reference guide providing reliable information on up-to-date residential plumbing and mechanical codes.

    Designed for quick on-site referencing, this go-to book has durable, laminated pages and a practical spiral binding.

    $24.95

    Out of stock


  26. Construction Codes & Inspection Handbook

    Construction Codes & Inspection Handbook

    This gigantic compilation of code requirements simplifies understanding of quality assurance, code compliance, and inspection approval for commercial and industrial construction. It explains where and how most code defects occur and how to locate and correct them.

    You'll find almost 600 practical checklists, tables, charts and calculations to save you time and money by making sure that your projects pass code the first time. Covers, IBC, NEC, IPC, IFGC and the IZC codes with large, clear illustrations of what the codes require for sitework, concrete, masonry, carpentry, structural steel, doors and windows, finishes, thermal and moisture protection, piping systems, mechanics, electrical, and OSHA regulations.

    It's hard to imagine a more complete resource for architects, builders, engineers, and code officials.

    In stock

    $59.95

  27. Contractor's Guide to the Building Code - 2006 IBC & 2006 IRC

    Contractor's Guide to the Building Code - 2006 IBC & 2006 IRC Book with CD + eBook (PDF)

    This manual cuts through the “legalese” of the code books. It explains the important requirements for residential and light commercial structures in plain, simple English so you can get it right the first time.

    In stock

    $66.75

  28. Contractor's Guide to the Building Code Revised - 1997 UBC

    Contractor's Guide to the Building Code Revised - 1997 UBC

    This guide explains in plain English exactly what the 1997 Uniform Building Code requires. Also covers the Uniform Mechanical Code and Uniform Plumbing Code.

    In stock

    $39.00

  29. Contractor's Guide to the Plumbing Code

    Contractor's Guide to the Plumbing Code

    Explains the 2003 International Plumbing Code in plain English. Filled with illustrations and figures to help contractors meet code on all plumbing work. Covers history of the code, conventional DWV systems, cost factors that may affect plumbing design and much more.

    In stock

    $26.25

  30. International Building Code (IBC) Quick-Cards Based on the 2015 IBC

    International Building Code (IBC) Quick-Cards Based on the 2015 IBC

    Six-page laminated quick-reference guide that includes all the International Building Code (IBC) essentials you need to know based on the current 2015 IBC.

    In stock

    $7.95

  31. ElectriCalc Pro Calculator

    ElectriCalc Pro Calculator

    This unique calculator, compliant with the 2008 National Electrical Code, and easily updatable to future NEC codes, solves electrical problems in seconds: Calculates wire sizes, gives you integrated voltage drop solutions, conduit sizing for 12 types of conduit, and finds motor full-load amps per the current NEC.

    Comes in shock absorbing, ergonomic case.

    In stock

    $99.95

  32. Construction Master Pro Calculator

    Construction Master Pro Calculator

    Advanced construction math calculator for building professionals. Works in and converts between feet, feet-inch, fractions, decimal feet, yards and full metric. Quick solutions for right angles, rafters (common, hip valley and jack), rake-walls, stairs, weight/volume, materials conversions, circular solutions and full dimensional conversions.

    Includes: user's guide, batteries and case.

    In stock

    $79.95

  33. Dial-A-Length Rafterrule

    Dial-A-Length Rafterrule

    Just set the dial and read off the answers. The Dial-A-Length Rafterrule determines the hip, valley, common and jack rafter length for any span with "saw cut" accuracy.

    Gives plumb, level, and side cut data plus angle in degrees and minutes for 21 pitch setting. Scales graduated like any carpenters rule. Circular design gives accuracy to 1/16". Dial-A-Length Rafterrule produces nothing but correct answers

    In stock

    $9.50

  34. The Complicated Roof – A Cut and Stack Workbook

    The Complicated Roof – A Cut and Stack Workbook

    Increase your roof framing knowledge and understanding as you follow veteran roof cutter Will Holladay through the process of calculating two custom-home roofs.

    In stock

    $19.95

  35. Rough Framing Carpentry

    Rough Framing Carpentry

    If you'd like to make good money working outdoors as a framer, this is the book for you. You'll find shortcuts to laying out studs; speed cutting blocks, trimmers and plates by eye; quickly building and blocking rake walls; installing ceiling backing, ceiling joists, and truss joists; cutting and assembling hip trusses and California fills; arches and drop ceilings – all with production line procedures that save you time and help you make more money.

    In stock

    $26.50

  36. Wood-Frame House Construction

    Wood-Frame House Construction

    Step-by-step construction details, from the layout of the outer walls, excavation and formwork, to finish carpentry and painting. Contains all new, clear illustrations and explanations updated for construction in the '90s. Everything you need to know about framing, roofing, siding, interior finishings, floor covering and stairs – your complete book of wood-frame homebuilding.

    In stock

    $25.50

  37. Finish Carpenter's Manual

    Finish Carpenter's Manual

    Everything you need to know to be a finish carpenter: assessing a job before you begin, and tricks of the trade from a master finish carpenter.

    Easy-to-follow instructions for installing doors and windows, ceiling treatments (including fancy beams, corbels, cornices and moldings), wall treatments (including wainscoting and sheet paneling), and the finishing touches of chair, picture, and plate rails. Specialized interior work includes cabinetry and built-ins, stair finish work, and closets. Also covers exterior trims and porches.

    Includes manhour tables for finish work, and hundreds of illustrations and photos.

    $22.50

    Out of stock


  38. Carpentry in Commercial Construction

    Carpentry in Commercial Construction

    Covers forming, framing, exteriors, interior finish, and cabinet installation in commercial buildings: how to design and build concrete forms, select lumber dimensions, what grades and species to use for a design load, how to select and install materials based on their fire rating or sound-transmission characteristics, and plan and organize a job efficiently. Loaded with illustrations, tables, charts, and diagrams.

    In stock

    $19.00

  39. Cabinetmaking: From Design To Finish

    Cabinetmaking: From Design To Finish

    Every aspect of cabinetmaking, from layout, through joinery, to finishing techniques. Gives illustrated instructions for designing cabinets to fit the kitchen workcenter; create dado, mortise, tenon, lap and dowel joints; make frames and panels; construct cabinets; and install cabinet hardware.

    In stock

    Regular Price: $22.00

    Special Price $11.00


  40. Roof Framing

    Roof Framing

    Shows how to frame any type of roof in common use today, even if you've never framed a roof before. Includes using a pocket calculator to figure any common, hip, valley, or jack rafter length in seconds.

    Over 400 illustrations cover every measurement and every cut on each type of roof: gable, hip, Dutch, Tudor, gambrel, shed, gazebo, and more.

    In stock

    $36.50

  41. Builder's Guide to Drainage & Retaining Walls

    Builder's Guide to Drainage & Retaining Walls

    Creating an adequate drainage system is the critical first step in most construction projects. Retaining walls are integral to the design plan, when used to achieve level grade. This book provides a complete introduction to doing both right.

    In stock

    $59.95

  42. Builder's Guide to Stucco Lath & Plaster

    Builder's Guide to Stucco Lath & Plaster

    This practical manual covers every aspect of stucco design, construction and repair. You'll find techniques for attaching stucco to wood frames, steel frames, sheathed material, or masonry. Includes step-by-step instructions on how to install flashing, corner beads, casing beads, control joints, weather-resistant barriers, exterior insulation systems, and one-coat stucco systems.

    FREE BONUS: The book includes a CD-ROM with the complete text in Adobe PDF format, for jobsite reference and quick word search.

    In stock

    $49.95

  43. Concrete & Formwork

    Concrete & Formwork

    This practical manual has all the information you need to select and pour the right mix for the job, lay out the structure, choose the right form materials, design and build the forms, and finish and cure the concrete.

    Nearly 100 pages of step-by-step instructions show how to construct and erect most types of site-fabricated wood forms used in residential construction.

    In stock

    $17.75

  44. Concrete at Home

    Concrete at Home

    Build artistic custom concrete floors, cabinets, countertops, sinks, dividers, fireplaces, mantlepieces and more. In this four-color book you'll learn how to custom design, pour, finish, and seal one-of-a-kind custom interior and exterior floors.

    Includes information on admixtures, crack control, custom finishes, self-leveling compounds, and reinforcement techniques. Shows how to apply inlays, linework, and stamps and finishes to concrete floors.

    In stock

    $32.00

  45. Concrete Construction Book + PDF download

    Concrete Construction Book + PDF download

    This comprehensive concrete manual has both the tried-and-tested methods and materials, and more recent innovations. It covers everything you need to know about concrete along with Styrofoam forming systems, fiber reinforcing adjuncts, and some architectural innovations, like architectural foam elements, that can help you offer more in the jobs you bid on. Every chapter provides detailed, step-by-step instructions for each task, with hundreds of photographs and drawings that show exactly how the work is done.

    In stock

    $28.75

  46. Welding Symbols Quick-Cards

    Welding Symbols Quick-Cards

    This new, 6-page, full-color card quickly covers essential welding symbols used in architectural plans and engineering drawings. Includes several quick lookup tables.

    In stock

    $7.95

  47. Shear Walls & Sheathing Lateral Loads Quick-Cards Based on the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC)

    Shear Walls & Sheathing Lateral Loads Quick-Cards Based on the 2015 International Residential Code (IRC)

    This 6-page card quickly covers the construction essentials you need in loads and shear walls based on the new 2015 International Residential Code (IRC) for loads, shear walls & sheathing. Special sections focus on specific essentials for each area of framing.

    In stock

    $7.95

  48. Residential Wood Framing Construction Quick-Cards Based on the 2015 International Residential Code

    Residential Wood Framing Construction Quick-Cards

    This 6-page laminated card covers the construction essentials for wood framing based on the new 2015 International Residential Code (IRC).

    In stock

    $7.95

  49. HVAC Tables, Equations & Rules of Thumb Quick-Cards Based on 2015 IMC, ASHRAE & SMACNA

    HVAC Tables, Equations & Rules of Thumb Quick-Cards Based on 2015 IMC, ASHRAE & SMACNA

    This 6-page laminated guide provides the basic numbers, flow rates and formulas the plumber and mechanics needs based on 2015 International Mechanical Code (IMC), ASHRAE & SMACNA

    In stock

    $7.95

  50. National Electrical Code (NEC) Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems Quick-Cards

    National Electrical Code (NEC) Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems Quick-Cards

    This is a unique quick-reference 6-page guide that provide all the essentials in Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems that is needed on a daily basis by electrician and PV installers based on the current 2014 NEC.

    In stock

    $7.95

   

Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5