The Complete Guide to Contracting your Home

The Complete Guide to Contracting your Home

Book - 2009
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Whether you want to take on all the responsibility of contracting your home or simply want to intelligently communicate with your homebuilder, The Complete Guide to Contracting Your Home can help you save 30% or more on the cost of home construction by teaching you the practical, day-to-day details of managing a construction project.

You'll learn the up-front essentials to getting your project off to a solid start. You'll get financial and legal details in language you can understand. Learn the ins and outs of selecting a lot, dealing with suppliers, labor and subcontractors, safety, inspections, and saving money so you can manage with authority, confidence and efficiency.

You'll be walked through preconstruction, foundations, framing, roofing, plumbing, electrical, masonry, siding, insulation, drywall, trim, painting, cabinetry, countertops, flooring, tile and landscaping. Also included is the most comprehensive building resources section ever compiled. The appendix includes schedules, checklists, order forms, control logs and contracts you can't be without.

Publisher: Cincinnati : Betterway Home books, c2009
Edition: 4th ed. --
ISBN: 9781558708716
1558708715
Branch Call Number: 692.8 Les 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 320 p. :,col. ill., col. map
Additional Contributors: McGuerty, Dave 1954-

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