Shortly after the release of the first edition of this book, I set up an email site for those who might want to comment on the book. One of the things I asked my readers was for them to send along a wish list of things they might want to see added in a future edition.
Although I am not going to include everything that was requested (one example being adding construction terminology to the Glossary), I have made some major changes to this edition.
I’ve made minor revisions to Chapter 1, “Getting Started.”
In Chapter 4, “Floor, Wall, and Ceiling Construction Details,” I have added some wall isolation details, a method of isolation for floors that I developed after the original book, details for typical garage installation, and a number ...