This is a book on soils and how they support hillsides, walls, streets, and houses. Using a unique blend of humor with technical facts, the author provides the layperson with a very down-to-earth guide to what he might need to know when it comes to building, buying, or owning a house. It covers such topics as landslides, expansive soils, quicksand and collapsible soils. For additional help, each chapter ends with a useful "Summary of Important Points." Therefore, anyone involved in owning, building, or selling a home will find this book packed with useful, easy-to-understand information on all aspects of soils.
Author: Richard L. Handy ISBN: 9780784401040 Pages: 230 pages Format: PDF Size: 35.99 Mb
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Home buyers and house architects agree: the most exciting things on the housing market today are modular homes. They can be built and reach move-in condition in just a few weeks, and they offer a host of customizing possibilities. Now Andy […] Posted in construction