What the "experts" May Not Tell You About Building or Renovating your Home

What the "experts" May Not Tell You About Building or Renovating your Home

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
A comprehensive guide to building or renovating a home provides everything homeowners need to know to get the best results, covering such topics as selecting and supervising an architect and contractor, cost estimates, budget, plan specifications, dealing with permits, and more and examining a wide range of common pitfalls and how to avoid them. Original.

Hachette Book Group
Equips homeowners with the information and strategies needed to turn their vision into a home - or a renovation - that can be built on-time and within budget. Chapters include detailed coverage of critical topics: design; selecting and supervising the architect and contractor; cost estimates; budget; plan specifications; contracts; dealing with town officials; and keeping track of everything along the way. For each stage of the project, there is detailed information on common pitfalls and how to avoid them, as well as insiders' tips which reveal what most contractors wouldn't want you to know.

Publisher: New York : Warner Books, c2004
ISBN: 9780446690836
Characteristics: xvi, 299 p. : ill. ; 21 cm

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