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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

CPT 152 - Home Remodeling/Additions

Course Description

Introduces basic principles of framing structures, insulation, paneling, ceramic tile for floors and walls, and basic carpentry skills. Topics covered include: stairs, roofing, basic plumbing and wiring, finishing work, skylights and windows and kitchens and bathrooms. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Demonstrate proper applications of framing members including headers, beams, roof joist. Lay out a stairway. Apply ceramic tile with use of mastic or substrate. Explain the basic concepts involved of home wiring. Install a window into a new or existing opening. Solder 1/2" and 3/4" copper tubing. Construct a simple drainage branch using plastic pipe.
Credit Hours: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2