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Everybody's Building Code: Updated and Enhanced Edition -- Bruce A. Barker

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Everybody's Building Code: Updated and Enhanced Edition

Bruce A. Barker

Paperback, 8.25x11 in, 644 pages, Illustrated, Index
Wheatmark, November 2009
ISBN: 9781604943108


"Is your project up to code? Get a copy of Everybody's Building Code and you'll have a quick reference to hold yourself, and your contractors,accountable. The book uses straightforward language and plenty of illustrations to help you understand how to apply the code to all of your home improvements."

Workbench Magazine

"Ever wish you had a code expert on staff when working with local building officials and inspectors? Now you can. Everybody's Building Code is your project reference. Use the book for a few days and you'll wonder how you ever got along without it."

— Paul Finley, Construction Manager, Habitat for Humanity

"The writing is straightforward and concise without embellishment; instructions are precise. An easy-to-follow, complete reference recommended for anyone involved in the construction or remodeling of residential buildings."

— Kirkus Discoveries


Your Key to Understanding and Using the International Residential Code®

  • 335 illustrations and photographs
  • 330 terms and concepts defined and explained
  • 49 how-to-do-it examples
  • Detailed table of contents and keyword index

Written for everybody interested in a safe and well-built home

  • Building Inspectors
  • Real Estate Agents
  • General Contractors
  • Home Owners
  • Architects and Engineers
  • Students and Instructors
  • Plumbing, Electrical, and HVAC Contractors

About the Author

Bruce A. Barker is president of Dream Home Consultants, LLC, a Phoenix, Arizona-based building inspection and consulting firm. Throughout more than twenty-one years in the construction and building inspection industry, he has built more than one hundred custom homes. He has also inspected more than one thousand homes ranging from homes built in the early 1900s to new homes. Mr. Barker is certified by the International Code Council as a Residential Combination Inspector, is a licensed contractor in Arizona and Florida, and is a certified infrared thermographer. He graduated cum laude from the Indiana University School of Business with a degree in accounting, and he also has an MBA from Indiana in information systems.

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