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When it comes to building or remodeling a home, it is easy to feel bombarded by the countless choices that have to be made. Now, anyone can forgo hours of research and endless footwork by picking up a copy of House About It. From doors and windows to flooring and plumbing, House About It is an all-in-one, totally empowering, homeowner's bible packed with innovative ideas and details to help increase the value, comfort and aesthetics of your home. Looking for windows that are self-washing or an elevator that runs on a vacuum? Can't decide between wood and coconut palm flooring? Want to install an outdoor fireplace? This book is concise and informative, exciting and cutting edge, and profiles countless products to build a new home from scratch or remodel an existing one.

An extensive resource section, helpful tips, and a handy notebook are included for keeping organized notes on preferences for the items reviewed along the way.

House-About It includes information you need to know on:

Architectural Styles

Construction Types

Roofs

Flooring

Lighting

Exterior and Interior Doors

Mechanicals

Environmental Health and Safety

Sheri Koones writes a regular column for Home Resource and Design Magazine as well as freelance articles for other magazines and newspapers. She enjoyed building her own dream home several years ago and, through much trial and error, now knows what should be done when building a home. Sheri earned her B.S. degree from Boston University and her M.S. degree from Columbia University. She is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Editors, the Women's Business Development Center, and the Entrepreneurial Woman's Network. She lives in her dream home in Connecticut, with her husband and children.

Synopsis:

When it comes to building or remodeling a home, it is easy to feel bombarded by the countless choices that have to be made. Now, anyone can forgo hours of research and endless footwork by picking up a copy of House About It. From doors and windows to flooring and plumbing, House About It is an all-in-one, totally empowering, homeowner's bible packed with innovative ideas and details to help increase the value, comfort and aesthetics of your home. Looking for windows that are self-washing or an elevator that runs on a vacuum? Can't decide between wood and coconut palm flooring? Want to install an outdoor fireplace? This book is concise and informative, exciting and cutting edge, and profiles countless products to build a new home from scratch or remodel an existing one. An extensive resource section, helpful tips, and a handy notebook are included for keeping organized notes on preferences for the items reviewed along the way.When it comes to building or remodeling a home, it is easy to feel bombarded by the countless choices that have to be made. Now, anyone can forgo hours of research and endless footwork by picking up a copy of House About It. From doors and windows to flooring and plumbing, House About It is an all-in-one, totally empowering, homeowner's bible packed with innovative ideas and details to help increase the value, comfort and aesthetics of your home. Looking for windows that are self-washing or an elevator that runs on a vacuum? Can't decide between wood and coconut palm flooring? Want to install an outdoor fireplace? This book is concise and informative, exciting and cutting edge, and profiles countless products to build a new home from scratch or remodel an existing one. An extensive resource section, helpful tips, and a handy notebook are included for keeping organized notes on preferences for the items reviewed along the way.

Synopsis:

"Get ready to dog-ear pages and pages of this book; you'll be pulling it from your bookshelf for years to come." --Michael McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief, Log Home Living magazine "A wonderful reference for those who strive to make their houses not only beautiful, but also energy efficient, healthy, and comfortable." --Rob Fanjoy, Editor, Smart HomeOwner magazine "Before purchasing or remodeling a home, this book should be required reading." --Eric Fulton, Building Systems Councils of the National Association of Home Builders

Synopsis:

- Architectural Styles
- Construction Types
- Roofs
- Flooring
- Lighting
- Exterior and Interior Doors
- Mechanicals
- Environmental Health and Safety
- Materials

Product Details

ISBN:
9781586853778
Subtitle:
Dream/ Design/ Dwell
Author:
Sanders, Bruce
Author:
Koones, Sheri
Publisher:
Gibbs Smith Publishers
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
Domestic
Subject:
Dwellings
Subject:
Building materials
Subject:
Remodeling & Renovation - General
Publication Date:
September 2004
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
800x800

Related Subjects

Engineering » Home Construction » General
Engineering » Home Construction » Remodeling
Engineering » Home Construction » Remodeling Specification

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Product details 360 pages Gibbs Smith Publishers - English 9781586853778 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , When it comes to building or remodeling a home, it is easy to feel bombarded by the countless choices that have to be made. Now, anyone can forgo hours of research and endless footwork by picking up a copy of House About It. From doors and windows to flooring and plumbing, House About It is an all-in-one, totally empowering, homeowner's bible packed with innovative ideas and details to help increase the value, comfort and aesthetics of your home. Looking for windows that are self-washing or an elevator that runs on a vacuum? Can't decide between wood and coconut palm flooring? Want to install an outdoor fireplace? This book is concise and informative, exciting and cutting edge, and profiles countless products to build a new home from scratch or remodel an existing one. An extensive resource section, helpful tips, and a handy notebook are included for keeping organized notes on preferences for the items reviewed along the way.When it comes to building or remodeling a home, it is easy to feel bombarded by the countless choices that have to be made. Now, anyone can forgo hours of research and endless footwork by picking up a copy of House About It. From doors and windows to flooring and plumbing, House About It is an all-in-one, totally empowering, homeowner's bible packed with innovative ideas and details to help increase the value, comfort and aesthetics of your home. Looking for windows that are self-washing or an elevator that runs on a vacuum? Can't decide between wood and coconut palm flooring? Want to install an outdoor fireplace? This book is concise and informative, exciting and cutting edge, and profiles countless products to build a new home from scratch or remodel an existing one. An extensive resource section, helpful tips, and a handy notebook are included for keeping organized notes on preferences for the items reviewed along the way.
"Synopsis" by , "Get ready to dog-ear pages and pages of this book; you'll be pulling it from your bookshelf for years to come." --Michael McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief, Log Home Living magazine "A wonderful reference for those who strive to make their houses not only beautiful, but also energy efficient, healthy, and comfortable." --Rob Fanjoy, Editor, Smart HomeOwner magazine "Before purchasing or remodeling a home, this book should be required reading." --Eric Fulton, Building Systems Councils of the National Association of Home Builders

"Synopsis" by , - Architectural Styles
- Construction Types
- Roofs
- Flooring
- Lighting
- Exterior and Interior Doors
- Mechanicals
- Environmental Health and Safety
- Materials
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