The Dummies Guide to Kitchen Remodeling

Author: Catherine Smith
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 9781329712706
Release Date: 2015-11-24
Genre: House & Home

When we are interested in doing something, such as a home improvement project, there are many of us who are unsure what we should do, if we should even do anything at all. When it comes to deciding on a plan or a course of action, many individuals make the decision to focus on the good and the bad of the situation, this is most commonly referred to as the pros and the cons. If you are thinking about remodeling your kitchen, you may be wondering what the plus side of doing so is, otherwise know as the pros. Well, if you are interested in remodeling your kitchen, you are in luck. There are an unlimited number of ways that you can benefit from having your kitchen remodeled. Grab a copy of this ebook today.

Kitchen Remodeling

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Publisher: Creative Publishing International
ISBN: 0865735891
Release Date: 2000-01-01
Genre: House & Home


Foreclosure Investing For Dummies

Author: Ralph R. Roberts
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118051320
Release Date: 2011-02-10
Genre: Business & Economics

With the housing bubble of the past few years bursting and interest rates on the rise, there has been an upsurge in the number of foreclosures across the country, creating many opportunities for profit. But investing in real estate foreclosure[s?] can be a tough job, especially when a negative stigma is attached. How do you make money while preserving your morals and trust? Foreclosure Investing For Dummies shows you how to invest in foreclosures ethically without being accused of stealing homes from “little old ladies.” This step-by-step guide helps you thoroughly research property, find the best opportunities, purchase foreclosures, and avoid misleading distressed homeowners. This book doesn’t promise quick profits through minimal work, but it will provide you with invaluable information to become a successful investor, including: Identifying opportunities and understanding risks Obtaining information, tools, support, and resources Locating properties prior to foreclosure Assisting homeowners through the foreclosure process Acquiring properties below market value prior to the auction Buying property at an auction, from lending institutions, and government agencies Repairing, renovating, and selling or leasing property This book provides tips and strategies for refinancing your property and maximizing your profits. It also gives you advice on how to assist homeowners, have them work with you, and common mistakes you should avoid. It’s time to go out and make the most of foreclosure investing, and with Foreclosure Investing For Dummies by your side, your hard work and devotion will bring tons of success!

Home Improvement All in One For Dummies

Author: Roy Barnhart
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118069862
Release Date: 2011-04-18
Genre: House & Home

Put on your grubbies, get out your tools, and get ready to tackle home repairs and improvements with the goof-proof instructions in this guide that combines the best of nine For Dummies home improvement books in one comprehensive volume. Whether you’re an accomplished do-it-yourselfer or a novice, the easy-to-follow instructions, complete with photos and illustrations, will guide you through: Basic home maintenance and improvement projects from the foundation to the roof, including windows, doors, and electrical repairs and replacements Painting and wallpapering Bathroom and kitchen remodeling, including installing cabinets, countertops, fixtures, and appliances Carpentry, woodworking and flooring Plumbing, including unclogging fixtures and fixing leaky faucets Want to spruce up bedroom? Spiff up the kitchen? Shore up the porch? Build stairs? Replace creaky doors and drafty windows? Make the most of your space? Inside or out, major renovation or minor repair, the how-to is all right here. Think about it—if you do just one project yourself instead of calling a plumber, electrician, painter, handyman, or other service person, you’ve saved far more than the cost of this book! And you’ll have it on hand to guide you through the next project!

The Kitchen Consultant

Author: Herrick Kimball
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561582476
Release Date: 1998
Genre: House & Home

Tells how to plan a new kitchen, discusses space considerations, appliances, and lighting, and shows how to work with plumbing, wiring and cabinets

Flipping Houses For Dummies

Author: Ralph R. Roberts
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118801635
Release Date: 2014-01-28
Genre: Business & Economics

Provides advice on purchasing undervalued properties, fixing them up, and selling for a profit, discussing such topics as putting together a flipping strategy, securing funding, house hunting, and evaluating properties.

Kitchen Remodeling

Author: Ed Phillips
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 9781457507779
Release Date: 2011-12
Genre: House & Home

Ed Phillips is the founder of Freelance Kitchen Design LLC. He has been designing kitchens for over ten years and has experience with both the big box stores and private cabinet companies. He has commercial art training from Mid Florida Tech and two years of Interior Design training from Seminole State College. Even though most of his adult life was spent in a Law Enforcement career with the United States Air Force and in a civilian department, he has always had a passion for design. He has designed theater sets, planned and constructed housing for military working dogs, created puppets for local children's TV broadcast, won awards for floral designs from Candy Bouquet International, called upon to design and built props for City of Deltona functions. "Thinking outside the Box" is one of his least favorite expressions, but it is something he does with ease. He has a natural ability to work directly with a customer to see past what is there, to what it could be. Over the past decade he has been focusing on kitchen and bath design. He has done hundreds of projects in all phases and price ranges. If you have unlimited funds, of course you can do anything. For Ed, the fun part is creating something fantastic with little money and space. His desire to share the lessons he has learned lead to the creation of this book. The author, Ed Phillips, designed all the projects pictured in this book. The photographs were taken by him with consent of the owner, or the pictures were provided to him from the owner for promotional use.

Renovating a Kitchen

Author: Fine Homebuilding
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561585403
Release Date: 2003
Genre: House & Home

Poorly executed finish carpentry can make a whole house look like the work of an amateur. But quality finish carpentry can transform ordinary walls into finely crafted rooms. In this collection from Fine Homebuilding, you'll learn the secrets of master carpenters on designing and installing baseboard, moulding, window casing (including elegant curved casing), fireplace mantels, panelling, and built-in storage.

Build Your Own Kitchen Cabinets

Author: Danny Proulx
Publisher: Popular Woodworking Books
ISBN: 1558706763
Release Date: 2003-08-01
Genre: House & Home

Build your own kitchen cabinets! You don't need a showroom full of equipment or expertise in calculus to build your own kitchen cabinets. In fact, Danny Proulx's concise, easy-to-follow instructions enable you to create incredible kitchens with just a few power tools—a table saw, circular saw, router and drill. Completely revised and updated, Build Your Own Kitchen Cabinets, Second Edition, provides start-to-finish guidelines for crafting upper and lower cabinets, plus practical information on kitchen design, material selection and tool shortcuts. Proulx's instruction is practical, easy to understand and time-tested, refined in his own shop, and taught by him in countless seminars and workshops. You'll learn how to plan, design, construct and install your own complete handmade kitchen, from simple cabinets and over-the-sink cupboards to lazy-Susan shelving, stemware, storage and more: Combine the beauty of traditional face-frame cabinetry with the strength and simplicity of European cabinetry and hardware Build drawers, pull-outs and flip-outs to maximize storage space Use European hinges, adjustable legs and other specialized hardware to take the guesswork out of construction and installation Use simple butt joints to build strong cabinets quickly Customize your cabinets' looks with a variety of door styles, countertops and finishes Page after page, Danny Proulx proves that you can build your own beautiful kitchen cabinets.

Plumbing Do It Yourself For Dummies

Author: Donald R. Prestly
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118052396
Release Date: 2010-12-15
Genre: House & Home

Want to save time, money, and frustration on plumbing repair and replacement? Do it yourself! Plumbing Do-It-Yourself For Dummies turns even the most daunting household plumbing project into a simple, step-by-step process that delivers professional-quality results at a fraction of what you'd have to pay a plumber—and you won't have to wait weeks for an appointment. From fixing leaks and drips to caulking a tub or shower, to replacing a faucet, you'll discover how to tackle 40 of the most common plumbing jobs in your home. Easy-to-follow, detailed instructions and hundreds of photos and illustrations guide you through each task. And, you'll even discover what surprises to expect and how to prepare for them. This user-friendly guide delivers all the help you need to: Understand your home's plumbing system Comply with local plumbing codes Fill your plumbing toolbox—including safety equipment Organize, plan, and prepare for your plumbing job Repair and upgrade faucets of all kinds Unclog drains, traps, and toilets Replace toilet parts and fix leaky tanks and bowls Stop toilet tanks from sweating Deal with noisy, sweaty, and frozen pipes Replace a dishwasher or garbage disposal Complete with a helpful primer on choosing the right pipes and fittings for your project and understanding your home's supply and drain-waste-vent systems, Plumbing Do-It-Yourself for Dummies is the one tool you must have before starting any household plumbing project.

Branding For Dummies

Author: Bill Chiaravalle
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118958094
Release Date: 2014-12-04
Genre: Business & Economics

Discover how brands are created, managed, differentiated,leveraged, and licensed Whether your business is large or small, global or local, thisnew edition of Branding For Dummies gives you the nuts andbolts to create, improve, and maintain a successful brand. It'llhelp you define your company's mission, the benefits and featuresof your products or services, what your customers and prospectsalready think of your brand, what qualities you want them toassociate with your company, and so much more. Packed with plain-English advice and step-by-step instructions,Branding For Dummies covers assembling a top-notch brandingteam, positioning your brand, handling advertising and promotions,avoiding blunders, and keeping your brand viable, visible, andhealthy. Whether you're looking to develop a logo and tagline,manage and protect your brand, launch a brand marketing plan, fix abroken brand, make customers loyal brand champions—oranything in between—Branding For Dummies makes it fastand easy. Includes tips and cautionary advice on social media and itsimpact on personal and business branding programs Covers balancing personal and business brand development References some of the major brand crises—and how toavoid making the same mistakes Shows brand marketers how to create brands that match theiremployers' objectives while launching their own careers If you're a business leader looking to set your brand up for theultimate success, Branding For Dummies has you covered.

Kitchens

Author: Rick Harrison
Publisher: Hp Books
ISBN: 0895862174
Release Date: 1983-10-01
Genre: House & Home

Discusses the principles of kitchen design and describes techniques used in conjunction with plumbing, electrical work, ventilation, tile and cabinet installation, and window and door framing

Everything and the Kitchen Sink

Author: Janice Costa
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 0740750194
Release Date: 2005-04-01
Genre: House & Home

A complete guide to reinventing the kitchen offers a candid and down-to-earth approach to kitchen design, with advice and information on researching options, hiring contractors, budgeting, financing, and much more. Original. 25,000 first printing.

Tips and Traps for Remodeling Your Kitchen

Author: R. Dodge Woodson
Publisher:
ISBN: 0071445862
Release Date: 2005
Genre: House & Home

There are plenty of do-it-yourself books on the market, but sound information about hiring and working with home improvement specialists is hard to come by. Written for homeowners who are hiring pros for large-scale home improvement, remodeling, and maintenance jobs, these titles feature visually appealing, easy-to-read layouts, and are packed with sidebars and callouts of special advice on how to hire a contractor. Written by an author who is a licensed Master Plumber as well as a licensed Class A Builder with almost three decades in the construction field, each title features: a focus on how to screen and hire home improvement pros; time and cost saving tips and techniques, including cost estimating charts for materials and labor; advantages/disadvantages of various materials; site, design, planning, and maintenance considerations; and explanations of different options, and the benefits and the drawbacks of each.