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Contents Bob's Preface 000 Brad's Preface 000 Introduction Is Unbuilding for You? 000 How to Use This Book 000 What Is Unbuilding? 000 Who Can Do It? 000 Why Unbuild? 000 Unbuilding Is Not an Alternative to Historic Preservation 000 Unbuilding as a Green Endeavor 000 Chapter 1 Unbuilding Opportunities 000 Redevelopment 000 Rural Property 000 Military Bases 000 Urban Renewal 000 Remodeling and Renovation 000 Building Auctions Habitat for Humanity ReStores 000 What to Unbuild 000 Chapter 2 Deciding on Unbuilding and Salvage 000 Your Level of Involvement 000 Making Sure the Building Is Sound 000 Permits and Code Requirements Making a Visual Survey 000 Case Study: Survey of a Deconstruction Candidate 000 Chapter 3 The Materials You Find 000 Develop a Plan for the Material You Remove 000 Assessing What's Reusable 000 Selling Your Stuff 000 Chapter 4 Getting Started 000 Organizing the Site 000 Tools for Unbuilding 000 Chapter 5 Safety and Environmental Health 000 Make Safety a Priority 000 Safety Equipment: The Last Line of Defense 000 Working at Height 000 First Aid and Medical Services 000 Fire Prevention and Protection 000 Lead-Based Paint Hazards 000 Asbestos Hazards 000 Chapter 6 Site Preparation and Soft-Stripping 000 House and Site Characteristics 000 Preparing the Site 000 Soft-Stripping 000 Loading Items from Soft-Stripping 000 Cleaning Up 000 Chapter 7 Whole-House Deconstruction 000 Maintaining the Building's Integrity 000 Roof Tearoff 000 Removing Interior Wall Finishes 000 Removing Electrical, Plumbing, and Ductwork 000 Removing Roof Sheathing 000 Removing Rafters 000 Getting the Material to the Ground 000 Taking down Trusses 000 Removing a Dormer 000 Removing Ceiling Joists 000 Removing Siding 000 Removing Walls 000 Removing Subfloors 000 Denailing 000 Stacking and Loading 000 Project Closeout 000 Resources 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Buildings -- Salvaging.
Building fittings -- Recycling.
Construction and demolition debris.
Salvage (Waste, etc.).