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by Trevor Pringle.

Paperback. 240 Pages. Reprint # Four, 1996. Very good copy, clean and tight.

Branz House Building Guide contains practical guidelines for good house building, written in an easy to read format with lots of diagrams.

It will be a key reference for anyone involved in house building, helping them avoid common problems and comply with New zealand Building Code requirements. Users of this guide may also find the Standards New Zealand Handbook MP 3604 helpful as it provides in-depth details of various methods of building in compliance with NZS 3604.

The layout of this guide follows the steps involved in house construction up to the lining out stage and does not cover specialist trades such as plumbing, electrical or joinery.

Section 1: Getting Started

-Obtaining Information On Your Site.
-Building Consents.
-Organising a Building Project.
-Insurance.
-Quality Control.
-Timber Treatment ( Figure 1.1 Identifying Treated timber).
-Timber Sizes.
-Moisture Content of Timber.
-Timber Shrinkage.
-Timber Grades.
-Isolating Timber from Concrete (Figure 1.2 Damp Proof Causes).
-Allowable Building Tolerances.
-Preventing Corrosion of metals.

-Storing and Moving Materials On Site:
Figure 1.3 Unloading Vehicles and Storing Materials.
Figure 1.4 Storing Timber and Sheet materials.
Figure 1.5 Storing Windows.
Figure 1.6 Fillet Stacking Sheet.
Figure 1.7 Moving Trusses and Windows.
Figure 1.8 Moving Doors.

Site Safety:
Figure 1.9 Scaffold Frames.
Figure 1.10 Fixed Light Duty Scaffold.
Figure 1.11 Suitable eye and Ear Protection.
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