Title: Windows & Doors (Build Like a Pro Series)
From the Publisher: With the hands-on advice of veteran carpenter Scott McBride, youíll be able to replace or repair doors and windows like a pro. Detailed step-by-step instructions, photos, and drawings take you through each step of your door and window projects, including special installations.
You'll learn how to choose the right doors, windows, and skylights for the look you want and for energy efficiency. You'll also learn how to frame the rough opening, set doors and windows level, and make exterior installations weathertight. Tips, shortcuts and advice on how to solve common problems cut these challenging jobs down to manageable size. Scott McBride turns what has the potential to be a tedious, complex task into a project you can approach with confidence.
This comprehensive guide covers:
- interior door units
- exterior doors
- new doors in old frames
- fixing door problems
- storm and screen doors
- new windows
- repairing windows
- storm and screen windows
- interior trim for doors and windows
From Builders Booksource: Unlike most of Taunton's earlier books, the new "Build like a Pro..." series is specifically targeted to a more basic level of "do-it-yourselfer". We normally consider Taunton's books to be for the professional and "dedicated amateur" , this series simplifies and introduces basic issues to bring a rank beginner up to speed. So, great stuff, but for the more seasoned you might look at other titles on similar topics from Taunton.
216 pages, $19.95 paperback. Taunton Press (4/02)
Author: Scott McBride
Publisher: Taunton Press
Our Price: $19.95
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