Renovation 4th Edition

Author: Michael Litchfield
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1600854974
Release Date: 2013-12-31
Genre: House & Home

It has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States--home renovation. With these trends in place, now is the perfect time to "renovate" the bible of all home renovation guides to bring homeowners a fourth edition of "Renovation," the gold standard for the last 30 years.

Renovation a Complete Guide

Author: Michael W. Litchfield
Publisher: Pearson P T R
ISBN: PSU:000019557076
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Dwellings

The "bible" of home renovators for over 25 years, "Renovation" has now been completely revised and updated with all new color photography.

Self Build and Renovation For Dummies

Author: Nicholas Walliman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119997216
Release Date: 2011-02-14
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Creating your dream home is an exciting idea, but it's also a major project and one where you need to be an expert on everything from planning laws to landscape design, and all that's in between. Self Build and Renovation For Dummies takes you through every step of the process, from choosing and buying a plot of land, through to the building's design and on to the actual build – plus all the financial and legal stuff – using plain English in an easy-to-understand format. Here is everything you need to know to create your perfect home.

The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling

Author: Charlie Wing
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781600854781
Release Date: 2014-08-18
Genre: House & Home

Here's the updated and enlarged third edition of our classic reference on how to choose systems and materials for every part of a home. With brand new chapters on transforming a home with green practices and creative storage solutions -- plus the latest code information and over 400 new full-color illustrations -- this up-to-the-minute, enhanced edition will become an essential resource for your building library. Designed for do-it-yourself homeowners, as well as builders, contractors and architects, The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling is the authoritative, go-to reference manual for anyone involved in residential design and construction. In fact, earlier editions of this classic guide have sold over 250,000 copies. With its unique visual approach and over 1,600 full-color drawings, this new, expanded edition provides you with a clear, detailed look at every aspect of home construction -- and built-in systems. So you can visualize exactly how to tackle any building project or construction challenge. And, in addition to its user-friendly graphic presentation, you'll also appreciate the clear, straightforward language that gives you everything you need to get going. Here are just a few reasons why you'll want to pick up a copy of this new edition. It's chock full of new material with lots of essential information not included in earlier versions Over 400 new full-color drawings shed light on a wide range of additional materials, systems and details New chapters on energy-efficient green building practices and innovative storage solutions Over 1,600 drawings -- in total -- cover every aspect of home building and remodeling Over 300 tables offer quick access to critical data

Home Remodeling

Author: Fine Homebuilding
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781600854286
Release Date: 2012
Genre: House & Home

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.

The Home Renovation

Author: Jain Lemos
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 0811827682
Release Date: 2001-02-01
Genre: House & Home

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.

Wiring a House

Author: Rex Cauldwell
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561585270
Release Date: 2002
Genre: House & Home

A guide to residential electricity for professionals and laymen, discussing tools and materials, and offering instruction on how to design electrical wiring, install main service panels, install fixtures and appliances, and other tasks.

Taunton s Wiring Complete

Author: Michael Litchfield
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781600852565
Release Date: 2009-05-01
Genre: House & Home

Get your wiring project done right the first time with site-tested advice from the pros. The most comprehensive reference for homeowners are available, Wiring Complete is filled with trade secrets only a pro would know, as well as detailed instructions and over 800 photos and drawings that show every step.

Renovating Restyling Vintage Homes

Author: Lawrence Dworin
ISBN: 1572180293
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Describes techniques that help increase property value in older homes by restoring or fabricating the interior and exterior elements in Victorian and Craftsman houses


Author: Myron R. Ferguson
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781600854699
Release Date: 2012
Genre: House & Home

The most thorough and concise guide to hanging drywall available. This revised edition features new material, additional pages and color photographs. With more than 87,000 copies sold, Drywall is a mainstay of any comprehensive home-building library.

What Your Contractor Can t Tell You

Author: Amy Johnston
Publisher: Construction Mgmt Services
ISBN: 0979983800
Release Date: 2008-01-01
Genre: House & Home

A comprehensive guide to getting the best results while building or renovating a home operates on the belief that homeowners can't know what goes into a plan unless someone tells them, which is based on the premise ... if homeowners knew even 10% of what the professionals know, they could avoid 90% of the problems. Original.

Building with Secondhand Stuff

Author: Chris Peterson
Publisher: Creative Publishing international
ISBN: 9781610597630
Release Date: 2011-10-01
Genre: House & Home

Building with Secondhand Stuff takes green remodeling and construction practices to new extremes. From deconstruction methods and salvaging tips to plotting efficient cutting plans and devising creative new uses for everyday items, it is packed with clever ways to obtain low-cost materials (and reduce landfilling in the process). This book contains the answer to a question most of us have wondered about at some point: Is that pile of used maple flooring I saw on Craigslist worth taking? From plywood to hardwood flooring, to windows, doors, carpeting and more, salvaging building materials can save you thousands of dollars (and is about as green as you can get). This book is a hands-on, do-it-yourselfer's guide that shows you how to identify materials that can be salvaged efficiently and then gives you step-by-step instructions on how to go about doing it. Plus, it provides over one dozen complete plans featuring clever ideas for putting salvaged materials to good use as useful home furnishings.

Manage Your Remodel and Save Money

Author: Victoria Likes
Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press
ISBN: 1580114342
Release Date: 2009-09-01
Genre: House & Home

Manage Your Remodel and Save provides homeowners with first-hand information on how to be the general contractor on a large-scale remodeling project. Written by a homeowner who took control of her whole-house renovation, the book details the numerous tasks and rewards of cutting out the middleman and acting as the general contractor.