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A great book to help you get your builders or contractors license.29 CFR Part 1926 – Code of Federal Regulations

This is a compilation of safety requirements for construction projects

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Price: $48.00
Price: $7.00
carpentrybuilding-construction-new-optimized_9-21_16-jpg-2Carpentry and Building Construction 2016 Edition

Recommended for all states as a helpful text in studying for any of the trades exams.

This text covers all of the trades you will be tested on and is an excellent reference source for contractors to own.

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Price: $110.00

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Construction Math Online Tutorial. A great tool for builders and contractors exam prep and continuing education.Construction Math Video Tutorial
This 3-hour video tutorial contains 42 math problems similar to those you will see on the State exam.  This course is approved for 3 hours towards prelicensure or continued education.Produced by Builders License Training Institute, our Construction Math course is fully narrated and easy to understand! Just follow along with Josh Francis as he demonstrates over 40 construction math situations that builders are faced with daily.
Price: $19.00
Contractors Guide to Business and Project Management Alabama Edition by NASCLA. A great book for builders and contractors exam prep.Contractors Guide to Business and Project Management – Alabama Edition by NASCLA

This book was designed to provide an overview of business management subjects for general contractor examination candidates applying for a license from the Alabama Licensing Board for General Contractors’. It is also written to act as a reference guide for licensed general contractors.                                                   

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Contractors Guide to Business Law and Project Management
Alabama Residential Construction, 3rd Edition
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Price: $80.00
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NASCLA Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management, Arizona, 5th Edition

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Price: $80.00
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Contractors Guide to Business and Project Management for South Carolina Commercial Contractors. A great book for builders and contractors exam prep.Contractors Guide to Business and Project Management, 6th Edition – South Carolina for Commercial Contractors by NASCLA

South Carolina, Contractors Guide to Business, Law and Project Management for Commercial Contractors is organized into 3 sections.Part 1 focuses on business planning and start-up. This section will help you formulate a business plan, choose a business structure, understand licensing and insurance requirements and gain basic management and marketing skills.Part 2 is centered on fundamentals that you will need to operate a successful construction business. This section will cover estimating, contract management, scheduling, project management, safety and environmental responsibilities and building good relationships with employees, subcontractors, and customers.Part 3 gives you valuable information for running the administrative function of your business. Financial management, tax basics, and lien laws are covered. Effective management of these areas of business is vital and can cause you serious problems if you do not give them the proper attention.

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Contractors Guide to Business, Law, and Project Management – Virginia, 8th Edition by
the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA).This book is recommended by the state of Virginia as a helpful text in studying for the Virginia (Part 1), General (Part 2) or Advanced (Part 3) portions of the Class A or Class B Contractor exams. You are allowed to take this book with you into the exam.

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Price: $82.00
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Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures. A great book for builders and contractors exam prep.Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, 2011

This book presents the properties of concrete as needed in concrete construction, including strength and durability.  All concrete ingredients (cementing materials, water, aggregates, chemical admixtures, and fibers) are reviewed for their optimal use in designing and proportioning concrete mixtures.  The use of concrete from design to batching, mixing, transporting, placing, consolidating, finishing, and curing is addressed. Besides presenting a 30% increase in new information over the prior edition within the previous chapters, this edition has added four new chapters on concrete sustainability, reinforcement, properties of concrete, and durability.  This comprehensive manual benefits personnel from ready-mixed concrete producers, concrete contractors, and material suppliers and is a reference publication for many national and state certification programs.

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 Finish Carpenter's Manual. A great book for builders and contractors exam prep.Finish Carpenter’s Manual, Jim Tolpin

Everything you need to know to be a finish carpenter: assessing a job before you begin, and tricks of the trade from a master finish carpenter.Easy-to-follow instructions for installing doors and windows, ceiling treatments (including fancy beams, corbels, cornices, and moldings), wall treatments (including wainscoting and sheet paneling), and the finishing touches of chair, picture, and plate rails.Specialized interior work includes cabinetry and built-ins, stair finish work, and closets. Also, covers exterior trims and porches. Includes man-hour tables for finish work, and hundreds of illustrations and photos.

 
Price: $33.00
Formwork for Concrete seventh edition. A great book to help you get your builders or contractors license.Formwork for Concrete, 7th edition, 2005

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Georgia State Amendments to Minimum Standard Codes. A great book for builders and contractors exam prep in Georgia.Georgia State Amendments to Minimum Standard Codes printed by the Builders License Training Institute.
printed by the Builders License Training Institute.Included with Georgia Trades Course/Book Package
Price: $18.00
International Building Code 2009. A great book to help you get your builders or contractors license.International Building Code 2009 

The scope of this code covers all buildings except detached one and two family dwellings and townhouses not more than 3 stories in height.This comprehensive code features time-tested safety concepts, structural, and fire and life safety provisions covering means of egress, interior finish requirements, comprehensive roof provisions, seismic engineering provisions, innovative construction technology, occupancy classifications, and the latest industry standards in material design.It is founded on broad-based principles that make possible the use of new materials and new building designs.

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International Energy Conservation Code 2009 Edition. A great book to help you get your builders or contractors license in Georgia.International Energy Conservation Code, 2009 Edition
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International Energy Conservation Code, 2012 Edition

by the International Code Council

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International Residential Code Book 2009. A great book for builders and contractors exam prep.International Residential Code 2009 For 1- and – 2 Family Dwellings

NOTE:  This book is not complete for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts without the 780 CMR 51 Amendments to Residential Code below.

by the International Code Council, Inc. (ICC)

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Massachusetts State Building Code. A great book for builders and contractors exam prep.Massachusetts – State Building Code- Binder This Binder includes the following:

  • 780 CMR Amendments to Commercial Code
  • Architectural Access Board Rules and Regulations
Price: $78.00
Massachusetts State Building Code Amendments to Commercial Code. A great book to help you get your builders or contractors license.Massachusetts- 780 CMR 51 Amendments to Residential Code
Price: $28.00

Michigan Residential Code 2015 by the International Code Council
This is the latest edition (2015) that is available for the Michigan Residential Code for one- and two-family dwellings and the Michigan Uniform Energy Code.  NOTE: This is the most current version. The next edition is not reported to be out until 2015.

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Price: $145.00
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Minnesota Residential Code 2015Minnesota Residential Code, 2015 Edition

by the International Code Council, Inc. (ICC)

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Price: $95.00

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Virginia Statewide Building Codes. A great book for builders and contractors exam prep.Virginia  – Statewide Building Codes

For the FREE Statewide Building Codes in printable form click:
VA State Building Code and Regulations

PSI NOTE:  No Loose papers or unbound references are permitted. If you download a reference from the internet, it must be spiral bound or hole-punched and placed in a binder, or stapled in the LEFT hand corner.

 

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