Protect your bottom line and deliver high-performance homes
It never fails that a customer is unsatisfied with the way a home is remodeled or built. Residential Construction Performance Guidelines was designed to put an end to arguments in establishing a set of base guidelines for construction. It also describes corrective techniques if the construction does not meet the baseline standard. It covers construction performance standards for site work, foundations, interior floor construction, walls, exterior finish roof, plumbing, electrical, interior climate control, interior finishes, flooring, fireplaces and wood stoves, garages, landscaping and much more.
This book has become the home building and remodeling industry's most widely accepted reference for residential construction performance. Created specifically for home builders and remodelers, this valuable warranty tool will provide baseline guidance to help you manage customer expectations, prevent and resolve customer complaints, and explain how the home should perform during the warranty period.
The fourth edition includes
- Nearly 300 guidelines in 12 major construction categories
- New guidelines that address efflorescence, deflection, water penetration, and more
- Sample contract language
- Remodeling-specific guidelines
- Tips for taking critical measurements
- Glossary of common terms
Residential Construction Performance Guidelines—Contractor Reference is a must-have for every builder and remodeler who ever has to work to the expectations of homeowners.