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The following references are recommended to study for the Arizona General Residential, Small Commercial Exams. This examination is used to (B), Small Commercial License (B-2) or a Dual Residential and Small Commercial License (KB-2). Please note that these references are not permitted to be used during the examination. Also to become a licensed contractor in Arizona, candidates will also need to pass a business and management exam.
Additionally, you will have questions from a book entitled Finish Carpenter’s Manual”. This publication is no longer in print and is not available.
Please note that the following references are the only ones permitted to be used during the exam.
- International Building Code
- International Residential Code
- ACI 318
- ACI 530
- OSHA Part 1926
The “Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete” (“Code”) provides minimum requirements for the materials, design, and detailing of structural concrete buildings and, where applicable, nonbuilding structures. This Code addresses structural systems, members, and connections, including cast-in-place, precast, plain, nonprestressed, prestressed, and composite construction. Among the subjects covered are: design and construction for strength, serviceability, and durability; load combinations, load factors, and strength reduction factors; structural …
The NRCA Roofing Manual Membrane Roof Systems 2019$218.99
This manual provides exhaustive technical information about the design, materials and installation techniques applicable to membrane roof systems used in low-slope applications.
The NRCA Roofing Manual Steep slope Roof Systems 2021$218.99
The latest volume of the NRCA Roofing Manual provides you with valuable information about the design, materials and installation techniques applicable to steep-slope roof system applications. With five comprehensive sections—Asphalt Shingle Roof Systems, Clay and Concrete Tile Roof Systems, Metal Shingle Roof Systems, Slate Roof Systems, and Wood Shake and Wood Shingle Roof Systems—this manual is a welcome addition to your technical library.
2018 International Building Code$168.99
The scope of the International Building Code® (IBC®) includes all buildings except detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.
2018 International Residential Code$159.99
This comprehensive code compiles all building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas and electrical requirements for non-commercial one- and two-family dwellings in one convenient code. The regulations cover dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.
ACI 530/530.1-13: Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures and Companion$134.99
ACI 530/530.1-13, “Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures and Companion Commentaries,” is a joint document between ACI, The Masonry Society (TMS), and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Beginning with the 2016 edition of this document, TMS is solely responsible for the development of this document. The 2016 edition can be purchased through the ACI Store, as well as other historical editions.
Painting and Decorating Craftsman’s Manual and Textbook$129.99
This recently revised manual serves as a valuable reference book for the painting and decorating industry. The textbook has been used with many apprentice programs and has been cited as an authority in litigation to settle issues arising…
Modern Masonry, 9th Edition$100.99
Carpentry and Building Construction$99.99
This newly revised edition includes content from McGraw-Hill Construction, where the professionals stay informed on the latest industry developments.
Contractor’s Guide To Quality Concrete Construction$89.99
Written by and for contractors, this publication provides insight into proven construction practices that will produce quality concrete construction. Contents include organizing for quality, concrete mixture designs, specifications, foundations, formwork,
Complete Illustrated Guide to Furniture and Cabinet Construction$59.99
Expert woodworker and writer Andy Rae takes the construction of furniture and breaks it into components — from boxes, cases, doors and drawers to shelves and feet. He explains all the techniques used to build them, so you can choose the ones that are best for you. Then he shows you how to put the pieces together to make great furniture.
You’ll acquire a working knowledge of woodworking materials, a higher control over your work and tools and an understanding of basic design principles.
- Graphic, step-by-step presentation of key te…
Arizona Residential, Small Commercial Contractor Permanent Tab Pack$52.99
PERMANENT TABS PACKAGE – This package includes permanent tabs for all references allowed to be used during the exam.
Gypsum Construction Handbook 7th Edition$45.99
Gypsum Construction Handbook has been the best reference for gypsum products and systems in the building industry. Throughout the years it has evolved and changed as the building industry itself has evolved and changed.
The fifth edition of the Gypsum Construction Handbook is a guide to good construction procedures for gypsum drywall, veneer plaster, cement board and conventional plaster construction. It contains the newest developments in products and systems including time-saving, lower-cost methods of installation to simplify and speed construction.…
Finish Carpenter’s Manual – 1993$32.99
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.