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Successful Homebuilding and Remodeling

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In order to help readers build, remodel, avoid the minefields, and address key questions before taking the plunge, Buchholz and Crane share practical tips and anecdotes--the good, bad, ugly and horrendous from their own experiences, as well as those of celebrity and ordinary homeowners--for paving the way. This is the new blueprint for a process that favors planning and attention to detail and leaves no stone unturned.
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Overview

In order to help readers build, remodel, avoid the minefields, and address key questions before taking the plunge, Buchholz and Crane share practical tips and anecdotes--the good, bad, ugly and horrendous from their own experiences, as well as those of celebrity and ordinary homeowners--for paving the way. This is the new blueprint for a process that favors planning and attention to detail and leaves no stone unturned.
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Buchholz and Crane, both authors and journalists of significant tenure and stature, have put together a well-crafted volume on the real consumer issues of home building and remodeling. Part of the interest here is the comparatively unique perspective of women in a male-dominated field. For each point under discussion, they use personal anecdotes from recognizable names; these people speak in a manner generally outside their individual "expertise." The inclusion of these voices lends a "ground-level" feel to the discussion, a welcome addition to what can otherwise be a daunting task. The forethought and process required for successful completion of a project is lucidly detailed. Upbeat, funny, and caring suggestions enliven the text. Illustrated sparingly with figures, this volume is highly recommended.--Alexander Hartmann, Bloomsburg Univ., PA
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  • ISBN-13: 9780793128839
  • Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/28/1998
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 7.03 (w) x 9.93 (h) x 0.74 (d)

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