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

Author: Michael W. Litchfield
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781561585885
Release Date: 2005
Genre: House & Home

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.

Black Decker The Complete Guide to Plumbing

Author: Editors of Creative Publishing
Publisher: Creative Publishing international
ISBN: 9781616733629
Release Date: 2008-07-01
Genre: House & Home

Everything you need to know about plumbing. Everything. Fresher and more complete than ever, this edition includes new material and revised information and is completely current with the 2006 Universal Plumbing Code. From basic repairs to advanced renovations, this is the only plumbing reference book a homeowner needs. And now, for the first time, Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Plumbing includes a comprehensive section on working with gas pipe. No other big book of plumbing for DIYers covers this important subject. Also new to this 4th edition is expansive coverage of PEX (cross-linked polyethylene), the bendable supply tubing that's taking over a major portion of the DIY market. And with the current popularity of outdoor kitchens, we've expanded our coverage of outdoor plumbing as well. Now, we'll show you every step of the process to supply and drain an outdoor sink.

Dramathemes 4th Edition

Author: Swartz, Larry
Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited
ISBN: 9781551383002
Release Date: 2014-09-19
Genre: Education

In this totally revised 4th edition, Larry Swartz digs deeply into the riches of the past three books and considers the experiences of language arts teachers who have used all three versions for almost three decades. Full of engaging new ideas, the book includes many new sources and carefully chosen strategies for exploring challenging issues with students, including identity, poverty, diversity, bullying, and immigration. Literary sources are at the root of this amazing book, and encompass picture books, novels, poetry, scripts, and photographs. Compelling strategies throughout the book are designed to enrich interactive possibilities amongst learners in the language arts classroom. By reading, writing, and talking both in and out of role, students can develop and share their responses, stories, and ideas. A bestselling classroom resource for almost thirty years, Dramathemes is an ideal book for teachers who want to put drama into literacy programs, and literacy into drama programs.

The for Sale by Owner Kit

Author: Robert Irwin
Publisher: Dearborn Trade Publishing
ISBN: 0793150264
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Business & Economics

Real Estate Expert, Robert Irwin guides home sellers through the "For Sale By Owner Process! The "For Sale By Owner Kit, now in it's 4th edition, is the classic resource for people interested in selling their homes themselves. The 4th edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect the latest trends in FSBO: working with discount brokers, using fee for service real estate consultants, and the latest technologies affecting the FSBO market. Irwin addresses selling a home quickly in ANY market, when to start including a timeline from start to finish, important tax consequences of selling a home, handling home inspections, and showing the property to potential buyers.

Housing Policy In The United States

Author: Jean Conway
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134528684
Release Date: 2003-08-27
Genre: Architecture

Housing Policy in the United States is an essential guidebook to, and textbook for, housing policy, it is written for students, practitioners, government officials, real estate developers, and policy analysts. It discusses the most important issues in the field, introduces key concepts and institutions, and examines the most important programs. Written as an introductory text, it explains all concepts, trends, and programs without jargon, and includes empirical data concerning program evaluations, government documents, and studies carried out by the author and other scholars. The first chapters present the context surrounding US housing policy, including basic trends and problems, the housing finance system, and the role of the federal tax system in subsidizing homeowner and rental housing. The middle chapters focus on individual subsidy programs. The closing chapters discuss issues and programs that do not necessarily involve subsidies, including homeownership, mixed-income housing, and governmental efforts to improve access to housing by reducing discriminatory barriers in the housing and mortgage markets. The concluding chapter also offers reflections on future directions of US. housing policy.

Housing Policy

Author: Paul N. Balchin
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415252140
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Political Science

Now in its fourth edition, the highly successful Housing Policy has been thoroughly updated to include the latest legislation, together with an analysis of the effects of the recession on housing policy.

RS Means Repair Remodeling Cost Data

Author: Melville J. Mossman
Publisher: R S Means Co
ISBN: 0876290527
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Buildings

For anyone who must make accurate estimates for rehab and renovation projects??? This year, take the guesswork out of estimating any repair and remodeling project, anywhere in the country, from simple to complex projects: office space, manufacturing, historical preservation, retail, schools and hospitals, and more. The data allows you to work with budgets from $10,000 to $1,000,000, and includes renovation-specific tasks & materials you won't find priced anywhere else. If you are working in J.O.C., D.O.C., or S.A.B.E.R. environments, you will definitely need the new 2008 Means Repair & Remodeling Cost Data-since all their contracts specify Means Data.