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THE Survival Guide: Home Remodeling by Diane…

THE Survival Guide: Home Remodeling

by Diane Plesset

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0972962700, Paperback)

"Plesset's Principles for an Almost-Perfect Project"

Breaks a remodeling project down into logical, easy-to-understand steps.

Includes chapters on product information including:

Kitchen cabinets, appliances, countertops, plumbing, lighting, floors, bathroom cabinets, plumbing, tubs, showers, countertops, floors, roofing, windows, energy efficiency, much more.

Extensive glossary of terms, how to read plans, how to hire and work with a designer/architect, how to hire and work with a contractor, should you be your own contractor, why get permits, what an inspector is for.

There's even a chapter on construction etiquette, including tips like, "Don't use the contractor's tools", "Don't leave your tools where the contractor might pick them up by accident", "Show up on time for meetings", etc.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:15:48 -0400)

Written to help the reader understand the remodeling process, this book includes the logical, comprehensive steps needed to make home remodeling projects successful.

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