Building Codes and Checklists
However even wanting to comply with codes is often not easy as they can be technical and sometimes even contradictory. This section provides some code resources for you and especially helpful code checklists.
Residential Building Code Checklist
Building codes exist to protect the public's health, safety and welfare. Many home repair projects requiring a contractor must conform to code, but what codes are required? Fortunately one of the best resources I've found for the DIY'er is a series of user friendly, easy to understand and graphically illustrated flipchart checklist booklet written by Code Check and published by Tauton Press.