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Post from: January 2015

What are the key measurements and rules to add a pool table to our bonus room?

What are the key measurements and rules to add a pool table to our bonus room?

Pool tables are available in several sizes, and the most common ones are designated as 9, 8 and 7-foot. The actual dimensions are as follows:

  • 9-ft.: 5’2” in. x 9’4’’ in.
  • 8-ft.: 4’8” in. x 8”4’ in.
  • 7-ft.: 4’2” in. x 7”4’ in.

 

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Building Codes

Building Codes

Today, I want to talk with you about building codes.  Building codes are a set of rules that specify the minimum standards in construction for safety, health, and general welfare, including structural integrity, mechanical integrity (including sanitation, water supply, light, and ventilation), fire prevention and control, and energy conservation. Today most building regulations throughout the United States are based on the Uniform Building Code, which was established by the International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO) in 1927. The Uniform Building Code’s stated purpose is to prevent people from being hurt physically or financially by providing minimum uniform standards of building construction.

 

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A Step-by-Step Guide to the Home Building Process

A Step-by-Step Guide to the Home Building Process

Building your new home is exciting, especially when you understand how the process works. The following overview outlines the typical steps in the construction of a home and will help keep you abreast of what happens at key stages.

 

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