Tips & Traps for Hiring a Bathroom Remodeler

Tips & Traps for Hiring a Bathroom Remodeler

by R. Dodge Woodson
     
 
FOLLOW THESE INSIDER TIPS -- AND GET THE BATHROOM OF YOUR DREAMS!

Spending an hour or two with veteran remodeling professional R. Dodge Woodson will make your bathroom renovation go more smoothly -- and cost a whole lot less. Woodson shares his insider's tips and traps from more than 30 years' building experience, preparing you to avoid construction

Overview

FOLLOW THESE INSIDER TIPS -- AND GET THE BATHROOM OF YOUR DREAMS!

Spending an hour or two with veteran remodeling professional R. Dodge Woodson will make your bathroom renovation go more smoothly -- and cost a whole lot less. Woodson shares his insider's tips and traps from more than 30 years' building experience, preparing you to avoid construction rip-offs ... get the best deal on materials ... understand the implications of design and planning decisions ... and virtually eliminate hassles in bathroom remodeling. If you're about to hire a contractor or tackle the job yourself, get the facts you need in an easy-to-read, enjoyable format. Packed with features designed to make it easy for homeowners to use, Tips & Traps for Remodeling Your Bathroom offers a complete roadmap through the process. It helps you:

  • Screen and hire honest, skilled bathroom remodeling professionals
  • Spot and eliminate "bad apples" before they can become a problem
  • Negotiate effectively
  • Decide what to do -- and what not to do—yourself
  • Estimate costs before you begin, with easy-to-use charts on labor and materials
  • Understand the trade-offs in design, planning, and materials options
  • Keep contractors and subcontractors on the straight and narrow—on time and on budget
  • Move smoothly through every phase, from planning to code issues to completion


Sample checklists, forms, illustrations, and contracts make it easier to handle every aspect of your bathroom remodeling project. Highlighted tips and traps warn you about money pits. Even if you have no prior experience with remodeling or construction, thisbook can help make sure the job gets done right -- at the right cost!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071450430
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
05/31/2005
Series:
Tips and Traps Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

Meet the Author

R. Dodge Woodson is a licensed Class A Builder and Master Plumber with almost three decades' experience in the construction field. He also holds the real estate license Designated Broker, the highest classification of professional real licensure available. The author of numerous books on construction, real estate, and plumbing for both amateurs and professionals, he also wrote Tips & Traps for Hiring a Contractor. Woodson is the president and owner of The Masters Group, Inc., of Brunswick, Maine. He bought his first piece of land in 1974 and has been a progressive land developer, builder, and remodeler in Virginia and Maine for the last 29 years.

R. Dodge Woodson is a licensed Class A Builder and Master Plumber with almost three decades' experience in the construction field. He also holds the real estate license Designated Broker, the highest classification of professional real licensure available. The author of numerous books on construction, real estate, and plumbing for both amateurs and professionals, he also wrote Tips & Traps for Hiring a Contractor. Woodson is the president and owner of The Masters Group, Inc., of Brunswick, Maine. He bought his first piece of land in 1974 and has been a progressive land developer, builder, and remodeler in Virginia and Maine for the last 29 years.

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