Builder's Guide to Drainage & Retaining Walls
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DescriptionBuilder's Guide to Drainage & Retaining Walls
By Max Schwartz (Author) & Hamid Azizi (Contributing Editor)
Features more than 100 illustrations, plus 100 details!
Establishing adequate drainage is a critical first step in many of today's construction projects. And often, retaining walls must be used to provide a sufficiently level grade. These two topics, then - Drainage and Retaining Walls - necessarily go hand-in-hand, and this unique reference provides a comprehensive introduction to doing both right.
- Rainfall and Runoff
- Roof, Basement and Crawlspace Drainage
- Drainage--including Septic Systems
- Street Drainage
- Grading for Drainage
- Slope Drainage
- The various types of retaining walls
- Estimating concrete walls, etc.
- Concrete and Masonry Retaining Walls
- Modular units and similar types of Retaining Walls: Bin, Crib, etc.
Included CD-ROM brings you the entire book in Adobe PDF format, for job-site reference and quick word searching. (Printing has been disabled for the book.) A second PDF file on the CD-ROM includes the 100 sample details which you can print out. Requires the FREE Adobe Reader software, available for download from www.adobe.com.
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Builder's Book, Inc.; 1st edition (January 1, 2007)
ISBN-10: 188989267X / ISBN-13: 9781889892672
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