This document is a guide for volunteers to assist Habitat for Humanity to build and renovate simple, affordable homes. It is a detailed, task-based list of the activities that need to be done to complete a Habitat house. General activity descriptions and related illustrations are included.
Distributors / Implementing Organizations
Intellectural Property Type
User Provision Model
Distributions to Date Status
Author / Organization
Habitat for Humanity Greater Fox Cities Area
Reconstruction or development?
Reconstruction and Development
Snapshot / Summary
Beam and Sill Plates
Components and Stairs
Build Main Floor Walls
Porch, Stairway and Basement Walls
Windows and Exterior Doors
Vents, Attic Scuttle and Blocking
Siding and Soffit
Air Sealing and Insulation
Subfloor, DRIcore and Finish Stairs
Interior Finish Work
Exterior Finish Work
Picnic Table Construction
Complimentary field guides
Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters
People in your community and all over the world partner with Habitat to build or improve their houses. Habitat homeowners build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. Organizing self construction groups.
Vetted Performance Status
Complementary Technical Systems
Academic Research and References
Compliance with regulations
Any and all actions taken my the implementing organization should comply with local regulations.