Table of contents for Unbuilding : salvaging the architectural treasures of unwanted houses / Bob Falk and Brad Guy.

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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.
House construction.
Construction and demolition debris.
Salvage (Waste, etc.).
Wrecking.