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Ortho's All about Basements, Attics, and Bonus Rooms (Ortho's All about)

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* Ways to enlarge your living space without adding on

* Ideas for planning and building the room you want

* Complete do-it-yourself instructions

Increase your home's living space without adding on. Ortho's All About Basements, Attics, and Bonus Rooms shows how to convert an empty bonus room or an unfinished basement or attic into a family room, a hobby area, or some other useful space. This book shows how to plan your project for maximum utility and comfort, then provides complete, detailed instructions for all phases of construction.

Synopsis:

Learn how to boost your home living space without adding on by using the ideas and detailed instructions in "Orthos All About Basements, Attics, and Bonus Rooms published by Meredith (R) Books. Find design schemes and step-by-step instructions to make your dream room. Construction techniques shown for building walls and ceilings, installing windows and doors, and doing electrical and plumbing upgrades.

Synopsis:

Dozens of ways to transform underused space.

Step-by-step instructions and illustrations, design ideas, planning tips, remodeling dos and don'ts.

Table of Contents

Rooms to Grow

A Gallery of Design Ideas

The Finishing Touches

Making Your Idea Work

Changing the Space

Improving Access and Storage

Altering the Systems

Letting the Light In

Keeping the Moisture Out

Making Plans

Build Within Your Budget

Drawing Plans

Do It Yourself or Hire a Pro?

Construction Basics

Floor Basics

Wall Basics

Door and Window Basics

Stair Basics

Wiring Basics

Plumbing Basics

Remodeling Your Attic

Installing Attic Stairs

New Attic Floors and Ceilings

Building a Shed Dormer

Building a Gable Dormer

Building Attic Walls

Installing Attic Windows and Doors

Skylights and Roof Windows

Installing Vents and Insulation

Remodeling Your Basement

Keeping Things Dry

Building Basement Stairs

Preparing a Basement Floor

Building Basement Walls

Installing Basement Doors and Windows

Finishing Touches

Installing Parquet or Vinyl Tile

Installing a Floating Floor

Installing Sheet Vinyl

Installing Conventional Carpet

Installing Drywall

Installing Wood Paneling

Finishing the Ceiling

Closets, Cabinets, and Shelving

Trim Work

Product Details

ISBN:
9780897214490
Manufactured:
Ortho Books
Publisher:
Ortho
Author:
Johnston, Larry
Author:
Ortho
Author:
Ortho Books
Location:
Des Moines, Iowa
Subject:
General
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
Remodeling & Renovation
Subject:
Remodeling
Subject:
Dwellings
Subject:
Attics
Subject:
Basements
Subject:
Rooms
Subject:
Remodeling & Renovation - General
Subject:
basements; attics; bonus"rooms
Subject:
basements; attics; bonus
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Ortho's All about
Series Volume:
2002-1
Publication Date:
20020101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Full-color photos and illustrations
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10.875 x 8.125 in 14 oz

Related Subjects

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

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Product details 96 pages Meredith Books - English 9780897214490 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Learn how to boost your home living space without adding on by using the ideas and detailed instructions in "Orthos All About Basements, Attics, and Bonus Rooms published by Meredith (R) Books. Find design schemes and step-by-step instructions to make your dream room. Construction techniques shown for building walls and ceilings, installing windows and doors, and doing electrical and plumbing upgrades.
"Synopsis" by , Dozens of ways to transform underused space.

Step-by-step instructions and illustrations, design ideas, planning tips, remodeling dos and don'ts.

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