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Taunton's House Check: Finding and Fixing Common House Problems

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Publisher Comments:

A home within a home … is there any living arrangement that holds more appeal? Carving out in-law (or other) quarters from an existing home is a win-win any way you look at it — financially, practically, and emotionally. The audience for this book is broad — from the baby boomer caring for elderly parents, or returning kids, to the homeowner who is simply in search of a smart way to help pay the mortgage. It puts a wide range of options out there, including attic conversions, bump-out additions, and even freestanding structures. This book covers every eventuality involved in creating a secondary living space in your home or on your property — from planning and soundproofing to safety and security, even how to deal with damp basements.

Synopsis:

With a handy flip-chart format, this easy-to-use spiral-bound handbook for the home lists more than 600 common house problems, with causes and solutions for each. 30 color photos. 36 illustrations.

Synopsis:

An illustrated handbook for any house problem, in a handy flip-chart format

About the Author

Michael Litchfield has been renovating houses or writing about them for more than 40 years. During that time he has been a founding editor of Fine Homebuilding magazine, the author of 12 acclaimed books on home design and renovation, and editor of a CNET/Yahoo! Gold Star home improvement site. He is also a certified green building professional.  
Michael McAlister is a licensed electrician, C-10 Electrical Contractor, and B General Building Contractor in California and is currently Division Manager-San Francisco for Sprig Electric. He has worked in a design/build capacity in single-family residential, multi-family high density residential, commercial TI, biotech, high-tech, manufacturing, and alternative energy. He lives with his wife and two sons in San Francisco.

Table of Contents

Roofs — Exteriors — Doors & windows — Attics — Interiors — Kitchens & baths — Basements — Electrical — Plumbing — Heating & cooling — Gutters — Attached structures.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781561585892
Subtitle:
Finding and Fixing Common House Problems
With:
Robinson, Roger
With:
Robinson, Roger
Author:
Litchfield, Michael W.
Author:
Robinson, Roger
Author:
Litchfield, Michael
Author:
Litchfield, Mike
Author:
Michael
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Location:
Newtown, Conn.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Dwellings
Subject:
Maintenance and repair
Subject:
Repair
Subject:
Do-It-Yourself - General
Subject:
Remodeling & Renovation - General
Subject:
Dwellings -- Maintenance and repair.
Subject:
Remodeling & Renovation
Subject:
Home Construction-General
Subject:
General House & Home
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series Volume:
647
Publication Date:
20030401
Binding:
Spiral, comb or coil bound book
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
34
Dimensions:
8.44x11.30x.45 in. .60 lbs.

Related Subjects

Engineering » Construction » Do It Yourself
Engineering » Home Construction » General
Engineering » Home Construction » Remodeling
Engineering » Home Construction » Remodeling Specification
Engineering » Home Construction » Repair

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Product details 34 pages Taunton Press - English 9781561585892 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , With a handy flip-chart format, this easy-to-use spiral-bound handbook for the home lists more than 600 common house problems, with causes and solutions for each. 30 color photos. 36 illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , An illustrated handbook for any house problem, in a handy flip-chart format
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