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Building Additions (For Pros, by Pros)by Fine Homebuilding Magazine (edt)
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Expanding a house requires both inspiration and expertise, and that is just what the seasoned professionals from Fine Homebuilding magazine have provided in Building Additions. Through an eye-catching combination of text, illustration, and photos, they reveal the decisions, design ideas, and construction details involved in completing a wide range of home additions. From bay window bump-outs and basement remodels to sunrooms and second-story additions, readers get the kind of valuable insider expertise and hands-on techniques that guarantee top-notch results when adding on to a house.
Book News Annotation:
Emphasizing good design as well as sound construction, this collection of articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine provides instructions for tackling do-it-yourself projects such as adding a foundation or sunroom, and retrofitting a dormer. Case studies cover innovative additions: e.g., converting reclaiming a garage as living space and adding a second story. Helpful color illustrations and diagrams complement the text.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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