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Better Homes & Gardens Additions: Your Guide to Planning and Design (Better Homes & Gardens)by Better Homes and Gardens
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Leads readers from the dream stage through execution of their own additions project.
Includes information on where to shop for materials and how to work with design and building professionals.
120 gorgeous color photos of additions—from small dormers to entire second stories—will inspire readers with beautiful designs and help them visualize their own successful remodeling projects.
"Don't Do That!" tips throughout the book help readers avoid planning and design pitfalls.
Sidebars offer quick-to-read basics, such as: "The Top Ten" elements of a good floor plan and the "Money-Saver Top Ten" tips for keeping costs in line.
Questionnaires guide readers through their own planning stages.
Question-and-answer segments offer solutions to common problems.
"Additions" leads readers from the dream stage through execution of their own additions projects. The book offers advice on shopping for materials, working with designers and builders, and pitfalls to avoid. Questionnaires guide readers through their own planning stages. 120 color photos. 60 illustrations.
Specifically geared for the beginning stages of planning an addition.
Breaks complex information on structural, system, and site concerns into doable strategies.
Discusses options for materials as well as heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning needs.
Dozens of real-life inspirational photographs and descriptive illustrations.
Easy-to-use charts streamline and organize planning and make it a pleasant task.
Prepares homeowners to work comfortably with a contractor to meet design and budget parameters.
From dream stage through execution.
"Don't Do That!" tips throughout.
120 color photos.
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