Remodel! An Architect's Advice on Home Renovation
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Some Perspectives on Remodeling. Project Viability. The Owner-Manager. Hiring a Designer. Design Management. Construction Documents. Hiring a Builder. Construction. Notes. Index. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0471122602
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It's no secret that remodeling a house can be a complex and expensive undertaking, and finding reliable information on how to do it can be very difficult. In Remodel! An Architect's Advice on Home Renovation, homeowners get practical, real-world advice on managing the entire process with a minimum of expense and stress. From assessing the viability of the project through directing the progress of construction, this indispensable book shows you how to:
- Determine remodeling viability
- Quickly estimate project costs and determine cost-recouped-at-resale value
- Choose a project methodology that works best for you
- Find, hire, negotiate, and contract a designer and a builder
- Keep the remodeling project on track and within budget
- Shop for, select, and approve the installation of products and finishes
- Live in the house while construction is going on
- Minimize your risk by managing cash flow
- Close out the job only when an acceptable level of quality has been achieved
Illustrated with more than 200 descriptive photos of real remodeling projects in progress, and supplemented with numerous drawings, project checklists, and sample contracts, Remodel! An Architect's Advice on Home Renovation will show you how to manage the design and building process confidently and realize your dream of an improved home.
Vom Verlag: Experienced architect Greg Gibson keeps homeowners focused on their optimum role in any home renovation: project management. Provides practical advice on such topics as identifying a local architect and builder, negotiating for special services, temporary kitchen setups, and managing the design team's performance. Contains the management contracts, forms and checklists necessary to keep the project on track plus over 100 photos of renovations in progress. A savvy business primer written to prepare the owner manager to make good decisions on everything from the psychology of directing hired pros to controlling costs.
Titel: Remodel! An Architect's Advice on Home ...
Einband: Soft cover
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