House Beautiful Take Charge of Your Home Renovation: Everything You Need to Know for a Successful Home Renovation or Remodeling

House Beautiful Take Charge of Your Home Renovation: Everything You Need to Know for a Successful Home Renovation or Remodeling

by Susan Boyle Hillstrom
     
 

House Beautiful has given its classic home renovation guide a makeover so that home renovators can get the freshest and best ideas on how to manage any home improvement project -- no matter how large.

"Explains how to survive working with remodeling pros in nine easy steps."--Bridal Guide Magazine.

House Beautiful's unsurpassed guide to home

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Overview

House Beautiful has given its classic home renovation guide a makeover so that home renovators can get the freshest and best ideas on how to manage any home improvement project -- no matter how large.

"Explains how to survive working with remodeling pros in nine easy steps."--Bridal Guide Magazine.

House Beautiful's unsurpassed guide to home renovation has now received its own freshening up, with a new design and cover, as well as an extensive, updated resource and reference section. With it on hand, homeowners can avoid the many potential pitfalls and unnecessary costs of remodeling. Here is crucial advice on how to interview and hire contractors, designers, and architects; set a budget and negotiate to get the best deal; avoid unscrupulous or sloppy contractors and con artists; troubleshoot and manage the project once construction has started; and get the job done on schedule. Following House Beautiful's smart and sensible guidelines, anyone can think like a contractor and understand how their own behavior can increase the chances of a renovation's success.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588164346
Publisher:
Hearst Books
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.70(d)

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