Offers information on extending or altering property. This book offers advice on how to make the project go smoothly from beginning to end. It also discusses developments in Computer Aided Design and structural calculations. It is intended for those trying to ensure that the processes involved are carried out efficiently and cost-effectively.
Black & Decker Home How-To Home Repair is a handy, easy-to-follow reference guide with step-by-step instructions for the most common home repairs, including wiring, plumbing, floors, ceilings, walls, windows, doors, and weatherizing.
From the initial plans and planning applications, through to finding contractors and buying materials, managing the different stages, completing the work and tying up any loose ends, this book provides invaluable guidance and helps the reader to avoid the many pitfalls that await the unprepared and unsuspecting.
Based on the stages that professional designers actually go through to run a project, this title gives advice on how to go about each step of the process, and check that their designers and builders are performing to standard.
A guide to building damage. It details types of damage and outlines steps for DIY and professional repair work. It also examines how major damage can develop from less serious problems that can be fixed earlier in the process, saving the homeowner time and money.