Residential Construction Details
PLEASE NOTE: The detail plans are not specific to any one home plan and should be used only as a general reference guide.
Because local codes and requirements vary greatly, we recommend that you obtain drawings and bids from licensed contractors to do your mechanical plans. However, if you want to know more about techniques-and deal more confidently with subcontractors-we offer these remarkably useful detail sheets. These detail sheets will aid in your understanding of these technical subjects.
Ten sheets that cover the essentials of stick2-built residential home construction. Details foundation options -- poured concrete basement, concrete block, or monolithic concrete slab. Shows all aspects of floor, wall and roof framing. Provides details for roof dormers, overhangs, chimneys and skylights. Conforms to requirements of Uniform Building code or BOCA code. Includes a quick index and a glossary of terms. This detail package is for informational purposes only, and is not plan specific to the plan you have purchased.