Author: Jim Molinelli, Jr.
ISBN: 9780692848685
Size: 33.53 MB
Format: PDF
View: 3314
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: 64.72 MB
Format: PDF
View: 4113
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: 19.50 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 6613
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.

Remodel Success

Author: Monica Higgins
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
ISBN: 9780764354052
Size: 68.99 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 2964
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.

Remodel This

Author: Laura Meyer
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780399533150
Size: 60.43 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 3268
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: 61.79 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 3463
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.

Affordable Remodel

Author: Fernando Pages Ruiz
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561588466
Size: 20.65 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 1763
An experienced general contractor shares a collection of insider secrets about money-saving options available to home owners looking to remodel their homes, covering a broad variety of techniques and materials that can be used to create luxury style on a budget. Original. 20,000 first printing.

The Project Planning Checklist

Author: David Locicero
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781539594482
Size: 30.66 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 7667
Remodeling or adding on to your home is a major project. There are many steps that need to be taken before your problem can be solved, permits procured, and construction is complete. At any point along the way you can make a mis-step that can cost you thousands of dollars, or many extra weeks or months of time. In The Project Planning Checklist, David Locicero, architect, guides you through the preliminary process of gathering the information you will need at the beginning of the project. With this information in hand you will save time and money. Even if you don't know where to find some of the information, at least you will know what your architect will need to find for you. This book is a 30 page checklist developed by the author for use in his own architectural practice.

Better Homes And Gardens Kitchen And Bath Renovation Guide

Author: Better Homes and Gardens Books (Firme)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544286375
Size: 43.99 MB
Format: PDF
View: 1470
Presents detailed information on every step of kitchen and bath renovations, including floor plan ideas, storage strategies, decorating styles, product advice, and buying tips.