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6 edition of Building your home found in the catalog.

Building your home

an insider"s guide

by Carol Smith

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Home Builder Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • House construction -- Popular works.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-158) and index.

    StatementCarol Smith.
    GenrePopular works.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH4815 .S63 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 166 p. :
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL990330M
    ISBN 100867184213
    LC Control Number96028670
    OCLC/WorldCa34943372

    Building your own home is an exciting and exacting process that can be daunting, as well. Make your home-building experience easier by first having a firm grasp on your financial picture. You also need to find the right contractor, prioritize design elements between must-have and would-like-to-have. And, you need to keep track of all the [ ].   Paul Graham McHenry's oversized paperback lays the foundation for what you need to know before building your adobe home. Covers all aspects of construction from building codes to energy requirements, although no actual floor plans are included. A good practical resource for helping you decide whether to actually "do-it-yourself" or hire a builder.

    H. A lower home bar counter is the perfect place to slice lemons, set bottles or install a bar sink. But it adds complexity to the project and eats up a lot of space, so home bar builders often skip it. J. The minimum stool spacing is 2 ft. of bar per seat. That will feel crowded to big guys, so go to 30 in. if you can. : The Family Handyman.   out of 5 stars building your own home for dummies. Reviewed in Canada on November 8, Verified Purchase. the copy I received was printed in , before the financial meltdown of 08 / of the financial options.. I wonder if some of the financial options / suggestions would still be the same in a latter publications.4/5(93).

    Building a custom home on your land is a very different process than either buying an existing house or having a new house built in a neighborhood. First, if you’re having a home built on land that you own, then you own the project from the very beginning. And you only get one shot at it. Second, since you own the land, you—not the builder. AWESOME BOOK - I just got your ebook and it totally answered a lot of questions I had about taking a project of this magnitude on! I've only just started reading it but I'm sure it will not only surprise me with all your ideas and innovations but make my imagination create clever and astute concepts for a the container home I have always dreamed of having.


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