Author: Jim Molinelli, Jr.
ISBN: 9780692848685
Size: 20.99 MB
Format: PDF
View: 3824
What would you do if your remodeler: ? quit halfway through your project? ? insisted you pay an extra $12,000 to get the job completed? ? performed at a substandard level of quality and craftsmanship?The only way to avoid disastrous remodeling results like these is to accurately and fully prepare before lifting a finger to call any remodeling professional. Why? Because, despite spending more than $300 billion per year on remodeling, American homeowners know virtually nothing about how to remodel. Well that changes today! This ground-breaking, authoritative book by a lifelong industry insider helps any homeowner master the remodeling process. Jim Molinelli, a licensed residential architect, and 24-year veteran remodeler, reveals his proven step by step method to help families eliminate the three critical mistakes that result in horror-story results.You will ALSO learn: ? The truth about prevalent remodeling myths? How to properly prepare for your remodeling project? About the different types of design professionals? About the different types of remodeling professionals? Which type of remodeler you should interview? How to interview remodelers for your project? How to interview your remodeler's references? How to select the ?perfect? remodeler for your project? Cost-saving strategies unknown to homeowners? How and when to negotiate with a remodelerIf you plan to remodel, you NEED this book. It will help you save your time, your money and your sanity!

The Home Renovation

Author: Jain Lemos
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9780811827683
Size: 27.34 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 5757
A completely interactive, hands-on guide to home remodeling offers help in creating a floor plan, hiring help, tackling big-picture issues, avoiding budget and schedule pitfalls, and coming up with practical design plans, and features a handy checklist, sample documents, design boards, and more.

Home Remodeling

Author: Fine Homebuilding
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1600854281
Size: 68.35 MB
Format: PDF
View: 1749
A collection of 36 Fine Homebuilding articles covers every aspect of home remodeling, in a resource that includes 300 color photos, 75 drawings, sidebars and case studies. Original.


Author: Larry Johnston
Publisher: Better Homes & Gardens Books
ISBN: 9780696225444
Size: 44.86 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 4469
A do-it-yourself guide to planning, designing, and constructing an addition for the home furnishes professional expertise on carpentry, wiring, plumbing, and foundation work; detailed instructions on how to tie into existing structures; design and subcontracting information; and hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Original.

Remodel This

Author: Laura Meyer
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780399533150
Size: 74.48 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 5735
Providing checklists, indexes, and technical information, a guide to home renovation for women features guidelines for a range of dwelling types and includes coverage of everything from managing a budget and proofing a contract to working with designers and negotiating male-dominated arenas. Original. 25,000 first printing.

The Homeowner S Guide To Managing A Renovation

Author: Susan Solakian
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781402727542
Size: 37.58 MB
Format: PDF
View: 946
Describes every stage of a house remodeling project, discussing such topics as finding and hiring an architect, spec writer, and contractor; obtaining insurance; keeping track of costs; evaluating progress; and releasing payments.

Better Homes And Gardens Kitchen And Bath Renovation Guide

Author: Better Homes and Gardens Books (Firme)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544286375
Size: 64.34 MB
Format: PDF
View: 4346
Presents detailed information on every step of kitchen and bath renovations, including floor plan ideas, storage strategies, decorating styles, product advice, and buying tips.


Author: Michael W. Litchfield
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561585882
Size: 23.63 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 6853
Following the complete sequence of a home remodeling project, an updated handbook demonstrates how to assess renovation needs and select the repair method, discusses what problems might arise during each step of renovation, and offers specific advice on renovating all types of homes. 15,000 first printing.

Remodel Success

Author: Monica Higgins
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
ISBN: 9780764354052
Size: 67.10 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 3038
Most homeowners are uninformed and ill-prepared for big-ticket remodels. The knowledge they do have often comes from reality-TV home makeover shows that gloss over the ingredients essential to success. This book by a construction management pro gives homeowners increased confidence in making remodeling decisions, and peace of mind. Learn the six biggest mistakes people make when building a remodeling dream team, painless ways to shave the budget, what to do when your contractor isn't listening, and where to find financing. In the coming years, home remodeling activity is projected to accelerate, maintaining a growth rate above its long-term trend, according to Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies. Use the guide's exercises and checklists to help you develop and articulate your remodeling goals, make decisions that align with your vision, and manage details, relationships, and budget.