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The everything homebuilding book : build your dream home, Lesley Bolton with Mark Schmitt

Label
The everything homebuilding book : build your dream home
Title
The everything homebuilding book
Title remainder
build your dream home
Statement of responsibility
Lesley Bolton with Mark Schmitt
Title variation
Homebuilding book
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Bolton, Lesley
Dewey number
690/.837
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TH4811
LC item number
.B623 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Schmitt, Mark
Series statement
Everything series
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House construction
Target audience
adult
Label
The everything homebuilding book : build your dream home, Lesley Bolton with Mark Schmitt
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Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 274) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 4
  • 78
  • Power Tools
  • 80
  • Specialized Tools
  • 83
  • Shopping for Tools
  • 84
  • Tool Totes
  • 86
  • Safety Issues
  • Be Realistic
  • 87
  • 8
  • Laying the Foundation
  • 89
  • Preparing the Site
  • 90
  • Clearing and Excavating
  • 91
  • Foundation Fundamentals
  • 93
  • 6
  • Types of Foundations
  • 95
  • Pouring the Footings
  • 97
  • Building Foundation Walls
  • 98
  • Waterproofing and Other Considerations
  • 100
  • Backfilling
  • 100
  • Deciding What You Want
  • 9
  • Working with Concrete
  • 103
  • Basements
  • 106
  • Garages
  • 107
  • Concrete Patios
  • 109
  • Sidewalks
  • 9
  • 111
  • Driveways
  • 112
  • Types of Finishes
  • 113
  • 10
  • Framing
  • 115
  • Sills
  • 116
  • Get Organized Now
  • Floor Framing
  • 118
  • Installing Subflooring
  • 123
  • Wall Framing
  • 125
  • Door and Window Framing
  • 128
  • Roof Framing
  • 130
  • 10
  • Framing for Special Features
  • 133
  • 11
  • Exterior
  • 135
  • Wall Sheathing
  • 136
  • Horizontal Vinyl Siding
  • 139
  • Brick and Stucco
  • 2
  • 141
  • Plywood Siding
  • 142
  • Other Sidings
  • 143
  • Painting the Exterior
  • 145
  • 12
  • Roofing
  • 147
  • Choosing the Right Contractor
  • Styles of Roofs
  • 148
  • Overhang
  • 149
  • Roof Sheathing
  • 151
  • Sealing the Roof
  • 152
  • Flashing
  • 153
  • 13
  • Installing Roofing Material
  • 156
  • Don't Forget the Gutters
  • 159
  • 13
  • Electrical and Plumbing
  • 161
  • Electrical Materials
  • 162
  • Understanding the Electrical System
  • Top Ten Benefits of Building Your Own Home
  • Contractor's Job
  • 164
  • Wiring the House
  • 165
  • Safety Issues
  • 169
  • Understanding the Plumbing System
  • 169
  • Installing Plumbing
  • 171
  • 14
  • 14
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
  • 173
  • Understanding the HVAC System
  • 174
  • Selecting a System
  • 176
  • Ductwork
  • 179
  • Registers
  • 180
  • Licensing Considerations
  • Installing Additional Ventilation
  • 181
  • 15
  • Insulation and Sealing
  • 185
  • Housewraps
  • 186
  • Types of Insulation
  • 187
  • Insulating Walls and Ceilings
  • 16
  • 189
  • Insulating Floors
  • 192
  • Insulating Small Spaces and Around Obstacles
  • 194
  • Vapor Barriers
  • 195
  • 16
  • Windows and Doors
  • 197
  • Hiring a Contractor
  • Types of Windows
  • 198
  • Installing the Windows
  • 201
  • Types of Doors
  • 203
  • Installing Exterior Doors
  • 206
  • Installing Interior Doors
  • 208
  • 17
  • Trimming Windows and Doors
  • 209
  • 17
  • Within These Four Walls
  • 211
  • Drywall
  • 212
  • Cabinets
  • 219
  • Countertops
  • Working with the Contractor
  • 221
  • Appliances
  • 222
  • Baseboard Trim
  • 223
  • Closet Shelving
  • 225
  • 18
  • Flooring
  • 227
  • 19
  • Finish Flooring
  • 228
  • Vinyl Floors
  • 229
  • Wood Floors
  • 234
  • Ceramic Tile
  • 239
  • Carpeting
  • 243
  • Be Your Own Contractor
  • 19
  • Finishing Touches
  • 245
  • Hiring an Interior Designer
  • 246
  • Buying Furniture
  • 247
  • Painting the Walls and Ceilings
  • 249
  • Wallpapering
  • 20
  • 252
  • Paneling
  • 255
  • Little Things
  • 256
  • 20
  • Decks
  • 259
  • Planning for a Deck
  • 260
  • x
  • Hiring Subcontractors
  • Ledger and Foundation
  • 261
  • Constructing the Deck
  • 265
  • Building the Stairs
  • 267
  • Railings
  • 271
  • Weatherproofing
  • 271
  • 22
  • 3
  • Paying for It All
  • 25
  • Estimating Costs
  • 26
  • Finding a Lender
  • 28
  • Ways to Improve Your Chances
  • 1
  • 30
  • Construction Loan
  • 32
  • Home Mortgage
  • 33
  • Money-Saving Tips
  • 35
  • 4
  • Legal Details
  • 37
  • Your Dream Home
  • Building Permits
  • 38
  • Zoning Laws
  • 39
  • Contracts
  • 40
  • Change Order
  • 42
  • Inspections
  • 43
  • 1
  • Liens
  • 45
  • Insurance
  • 46
  • 5
  • Designing Your Home
  • 49
  • Putting Your Ideas to Work
  • 50
  • Thinking Ahead
  • Reasons to Build Your Own Home
  • 52
  • How to Make Your Home Energy Efficient
  • 53
  • Hiring an Architect
  • 55
  • Purchasing Stock Plans
  • 56
  • Understanding House Plans
  • 58
  • Saving Money with Design
  • 2
  • 58
  • 6
  • Selecting a Location
  • 65
  • City? Country? Or Somewhere in Between?
  • 66
  • Location Considerations
  • 68
  • Finding Available Lots
  • 70
  • Types of Houses
  • Evaluating the Lot
  • 71
  • Matching Land to Lifestyle
  • 72
  • Cost Considerations
  • 74
  • 7
  • Tools You Need
  • 77
  • Hand Tools
Control code
ocm53145272
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 289 pages
Isbn
9781593370374
Lccn
2003021800
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
690.837 B639 ; XX-N ; SA ; CO5-04BT2.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781593370374
  • (Sirsi) i9781593370374
  • i1593370377
Label
The everything homebuilding book : build your dream home, Lesley Bolton with Mark Schmitt
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 274) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 4
  • 78
  • Power Tools
  • 80
  • Specialized Tools
  • 83
  • Shopping for Tools
  • 84
  • Tool Totes
  • 86
  • Safety Issues
  • Be Realistic
  • 87
  • 8
  • Laying the Foundation
  • 89
  • Preparing the Site
  • 90
  • Clearing and Excavating
  • 91
  • Foundation Fundamentals
  • 93
  • 6
  • Types of Foundations
  • 95
  • Pouring the Footings
  • 97
  • Building Foundation Walls
  • 98
  • Waterproofing and Other Considerations
  • 100
  • Backfilling
  • 100
  • Deciding What You Want
  • 9
  • Working with Concrete
  • 103
  • Basements
  • 106
  • Garages
  • 107
  • Concrete Patios
  • 109
  • Sidewalks
  • 9
  • 111
  • Driveways
  • 112
  • Types of Finishes
  • 113
  • 10
  • Framing
  • 115
  • Sills
  • 116
  • Get Organized Now
  • Floor Framing
  • 118
  • Installing Subflooring
  • 123
  • Wall Framing
  • 125
  • Door and Window Framing
  • 128
  • Roof Framing
  • 130
  • 10
  • Framing for Special Features
  • 133
  • 11
  • Exterior
  • 135
  • Wall Sheathing
  • 136
  • Horizontal Vinyl Siding
  • 139
  • Brick and Stucco
  • 2
  • 141
  • Plywood Siding
  • 142
  • Other Sidings
  • 143
  • Painting the Exterior
  • 145
  • 12
  • Roofing
  • 147
  • Choosing the Right Contractor
  • Styles of Roofs
  • 148
  • Overhang
  • 149
  • Roof Sheathing
  • 151
  • Sealing the Roof
  • 152
  • Flashing
  • 153
  • 13
  • Installing Roofing Material
  • 156
  • Don't Forget the Gutters
  • 159
  • 13
  • Electrical and Plumbing
  • 161
  • Electrical Materials
  • 162
  • Understanding the Electrical System
  • Top Ten Benefits of Building Your Own Home
  • Contractor's Job
  • 164
  • Wiring the House
  • 165
  • Safety Issues
  • 169
  • Understanding the Plumbing System
  • 169
  • Installing Plumbing
  • 171
  • 14
  • 14
  • Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
  • 173
  • Understanding the HVAC System
  • 174
  • Selecting a System
  • 176
  • Ductwork
  • 179
  • Registers
  • 180
  • Licensing Considerations
  • Installing Additional Ventilation
  • 181
  • 15
  • Insulation and Sealing
  • 185
  • Housewraps
  • 186
  • Types of Insulation
  • 187
  • Insulating Walls and Ceilings
  • 16
  • 189
  • Insulating Floors
  • 192
  • Insulating Small Spaces and Around Obstacles
  • 194
  • Vapor Barriers
  • 195
  • 16
  • Windows and Doors
  • 197
  • Hiring a Contractor
  • Types of Windows
  • 198
  • Installing the Windows
  • 201
  • Types of Doors
  • 203
  • Installing Exterior Doors
  • 206
  • Installing Interior Doors
  • 208
  • 17
  • Trimming Windows and Doors
  • 209
  • 17
  • Within These Four Walls
  • 211
  • Drywall
  • 212
  • Cabinets
  • 219
  • Countertops
  • Working with the Contractor
  • 221
  • Appliances
  • 222
  • Baseboard Trim
  • 223
  • Closet Shelving
  • 225
  • 18
  • Flooring
  • 227
  • 19
  • Finish Flooring
  • 228
  • Vinyl Floors
  • 229
  • Wood Floors
  • 234
  • Ceramic Tile
  • 239
  • Carpeting
  • 243
  • Be Your Own Contractor
  • 19
  • Finishing Touches
  • 245
  • Hiring an Interior Designer
  • 246
  • Buying Furniture
  • 247
  • Painting the Walls and Ceilings
  • 249
  • Wallpapering
  • 20
  • 252
  • Paneling
  • 255
  • Little Things
  • 256
  • 20
  • Decks
  • 259
  • Planning for a Deck
  • 260
  • x
  • Hiring Subcontractors
  • Ledger and Foundation
  • 261
  • Constructing the Deck
  • 265
  • Building the Stairs
  • 267
  • Railings
  • 271
  • Weatherproofing
  • 271
  • 22
  • 3
  • Paying for It All
  • 25
  • Estimating Costs
  • 26
  • Finding a Lender
  • 28
  • Ways to Improve Your Chances
  • 1
  • 30
  • Construction Loan
  • 32
  • Home Mortgage
  • 33
  • Money-Saving Tips
  • 35
  • 4
  • Legal Details
  • 37
  • Your Dream Home
  • Building Permits
  • 38
  • Zoning Laws
  • 39
  • Contracts
  • 40
  • Change Order
  • 42
  • Inspections
  • 43
  • 1
  • Liens
  • 45
  • Insurance
  • 46
  • 5
  • Designing Your Home
  • 49
  • Putting Your Ideas to Work
  • 50
  • Thinking Ahead
  • Reasons to Build Your Own Home
  • 52
  • How to Make Your Home Energy Efficient
  • 53
  • Hiring an Architect
  • 55
  • Purchasing Stock Plans
  • 56
  • Understanding House Plans
  • 58
  • Saving Money with Design
  • 2
  • 58
  • 6
  • Selecting a Location
  • 65
  • City? Country? Or Somewhere in Between?
  • 66
  • Location Considerations
  • 68
  • Finding Available Lots
  • 70
  • Types of Houses
  • Evaluating the Lot
  • 71
  • Matching Land to Lifestyle
  • 72
  • Cost Considerations
  • 74
  • 7
  • Tools You Need
  • 77
  • Hand Tools
Control code
ocm53145272
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 289 pages
Isbn
9781593370374
Lccn
2003021800
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
690.837 B639 ; XX-N ; SA ; CO5-04BT2.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781593370374
  • (Sirsi) i9781593370374
  • i1593370377

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