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Benefit of Paint or Siding Thousands 10 8 6 4 2 0 New paint Vinyl Siding Full
brick Thin brick Cost Increased value ... If your house is in a middle - income
neighborhood of predominantly aluminum - sided houses , do what the
neighbors have ...

Author: Lawrence Dworin

Publisher: Craftsman Book Company

ISBN: 0934041571

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 290

View: 963

Lawrence Dworin's guide covers a variety of topics essential to the purchase and renovation of homes for profit. Included are chapters on remodeling for profit, selecting the right house, using real-estate agents, buying a home, getting the appropriate financing, repairing structural and mechanical problems, decorating the interior, selling the house, and keeping rental property.
1990 By Lawrence Dworin

Those unused to building their own homes often feel happier working with timber
than bricks as bricklaying is a highly skilled job. Then there's the fact that timber
frame houses often come in kit form, which means that they are often as easy to ...

Author: Liz Hodgkinson

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749451240

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 194

The Complete Guide to Renovating and Improving Your Property helps readers make the right decision about every aspect of property improvement - what is worth the effort and what will be a good investment. Informative and enjoyable, it provides expert advice on a wealth of topics, including arranging the finances, finding a good builder, project management and planning regulations. Whether you are planning to undertake major renovation work, home improvements, conversions, or even build a house yourself, this practical book is essential reading. Full of eye-opening real-life stories and a resource section filled with useful addresses and websites, anyone facing the minefield of home improvement will find this book indispensable.
2006-12-28 By Liz Hodgkinson

The footings act as the base of the foundation wall and transmit the weight of the
foundation wall and house to the soil . Footings are nearly always poured
concrete , although in some older homes , large cut stones or brick may have
been ...


Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486409562

Category: House & Home

Page: 230

View: 862

Clear, thoughtfully written manual tells how to appraise worthiness of an older home, develop plans for remodeling the kitchen, adding a bath, replacing floors, roof, windows, doors, interior walls, kitchen cabinets, and much more. Full glossary of housing terms and 157 illustrations clarify an extremely detailed text.
2000-01-01 By

Making structural changes to the exterior walls of a century - old home is often
costly , especially if it is a solid brick wall . house . When the heat is held in by
interior insulation , the wall may be subject to more of the freeze - thaw cycles of a

Author: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation


ISBN: UIUC:30112069328851

Category: Dwellings

Page: 121

View: 879

This book focuses specifically on the century-old two storey house. With the century-old two storey house, the layout, the construction methods and systems of the period, and the usable attic all pose particular renovation opportunities. This book provides the homeowner with information to plan and carry out successful renovation, and recognizes the typical problems houses of this vintage face. It includes technical information as well as what to ask your contractor and how to incorporate Healthy HousingTM and FlexHousingTM features into renovation plans. It includes the following: l background information on why the century-old two storey house is built the way it is l typical problems century-old houses face and what needs attention as part of any renovation l an overview of what a renovation project involves l tools to help plan and carry out a renovation: worksheets, checklists and a sample renovation contract l renovation ideas and tips on proper construction details of typical renovation projects l a directory of further information sources.

Author: Phillip J. Decker

Publisher: Storey Books

ISBN: 0882665936

Category: Architecture, Victorian

Page: 247

View: 793


Exterior Walls Many of us have been conditioned from the cradle that a brick
house is the best house. Remember "The Three Little Pigs"? In that tale, the big
bad wolf huffed and puffed and blew the straw house down and set fire to the one

Author: Allegra Bennett

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780671527716

Category: House & Home

Page: 268

View: 102

A guide to home repair for women offers practical advice on how to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair any area of the house and includes guidance on saving money and finding an honest contractor. Tour.
1997 By Allegra Bennett

Covers estimates, financing, permits, tools and materials, subcontractors, and finish carpentry

Author: Phillip J. Decker

Publisher: Garden Way Publishing Company

ISBN: 0882665928

Category: Architecture, Victorian.

Page: 247

View: 675

Covers estimates, financing, permits, tools and materials, subcontractors, and finish carpentry

Some designs , such as Crest homes , were detailed in such a way that a flexible
layer was not needed - so even if there is no flexible layer , particularly in older
properties , it could still be a timber and brick house . timber lintel will have been

Author: Ian E. Chandler

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: UOM:39015028472226

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 176

View: 923

Contents: Let's Refurbish; Problems (Structural and Building Systems Analysis); Diagnosis (Investigations, Testing, Case Studies); Options--Long Term, Short Term, Value Engineering, Performance Specifications, etc.; Documentation; Cost Factors; Site Organizations; Typical Solutions; Is It Worth It? The only practical reference guide on special repair and renovation problems of "modern" buildings. 175 illustrations (100 halftones).
1991 By Ian E. Chandler

However, renovating can be time consuming, expensive, and nerve-racking, leaving the homeowner in a dust whirl-wind with everything that needs to be done. This guide helps you to overcome these challenges bringing you home-owner bliss.

Author: Jeanne B. Lawson

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781601382429

Category: House & Home

Page: 288

View: 385

Old homes come with a character unmatched by recently built houses on the market The craftsmanship is often more distinct, the architectural elements more refined, the wood floors and trims more detailed, and the structure more solid and settled. A certain amount of renovation must be done to the older homes, and remodelling your home can make it come alive, fix its flaws, enhance its interior, and even make it more eco-friendly. However, renovating can be time consuming, expensive, and nerve-racking, leaving the homeowner in a dust whirl-wind with everything that needs to be done. This guide helps you to overcome these challenges bringing you home-owner bliss. To begin, you will learn how to estimate and stick to your renovation budget, as well as some key cost-cutting techniques to help you come in under budget. You will learn what building codes to follow before your begin your project, as well as the projects you can do on your own and what you might need professional assistance on. This book takes you through the complete remodelling process from the bottom up, beginning with the foundation. The book also presents ideas for renovating your family room, bedrooms, attic, basement, kitchen, and bathroom, as well as a variety of floor plans to follow if you need some help getting started. You will learn how to select and install cabinets and counter tops, as well as how to fully update sinks, taps, appliances, baths, showers and toilets. You will also learn how to overcome the challenges associated with water, electricity, asbestos, tanks and wells, and cesspools. There are step-by-step instructions for some of the most common projects, including installing drywall, upgrading windows and doors, and installing flooring. There is a section on exterior renovations, which contains information on skylights, garage doors, sunrooms, decks, and pools. Whether you are attempting your first project or are a seasoned professional, this is an indispensable companion for any homeowner with a project or two in mind.
2009-12-30 By Jeanne B. Lawson

Author: Dee Lynn McEntire


ISBN: IND:39000005954347


Page: 1150

View: 529


Situated in the heart of the city around a beautiful cruciform of parks , where the
men who made Baltimore built their palatial homes , it has an atmosphere
reminiscent of Beacon Hilland the only brownstone fa├žades in a city of brick
houses .

Author: Deirdre Stanforth

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf

ISBN: UOM:39015006809365

Category: Dwellings

Page: 400

View: 291


Acquisition and Financing The six buildings were purchased in March 1972 for $
92 , 000 plus the $ 55 , 000 in back taxes . ... The brick sidewalls were stripped of
hair plaster and lathing , sealed , and left uncovered to become very desirable ...

Author: James Thomas Black


ISBN: STANFORD:36105037263592

Category: Housing rehabilitation

Page: 41

View: 224


It may take years for your new brick addition to develop the patina of the existing
house . Second , wood siding is easier and less costly to install . There are
historical precedents for wood additions to brick main houses and so the
combination ...

Author: Phyllis Sperling

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN: 0679728031

Category: House & Home

Page: 353

View: 591

Presents a complete, specific how-to book on redesigning and renovating, with clear step-by-step instructions and drawings for exhaustive jobs or for minor changes

Space : General Alternative Housebuilding by Mike McClintock ( New York :
Sterling Publishing , 1989 ) . ... Conversion and Renovation Renovating Brick
Houses by Phillip J. Decker References & Bibliography References and

Author: Edward Harland

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Company

ISBN: UVA:X004267087

Category: House & Home

Page: 242

View: 985

Eco-Renovation, published by Chelsea Green's U.K. Green Books, is organized under four main heading energy, health, and materials. The book guides you each of these fields, and prioritizes choices according basic ecological principles of recycling, self-sufficient renewability, conservation, and efficiency. It includes checklist for making an ecological assessment of you and detailed appendices that will enable you to lo greener products.
1999 By Edward Harland

Even on very valuable , antique New England houses , roofing shingles are
sometimes found on the north face or back side of the house . They are ... A
contractor charges between $ 9 and $ 11 / sq ft to build a veneer of brick around
a house .

Author: Robert M. Santucci

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: CORNELL:31924052092941

Category: Consumer education

Page: 270

View: 978


Author: Derek Bradford

Publisher: Smithmark Pub

ISBN: 083171588X

Category: House & Home

Page: 224

View: 970

This comprehensive guide covers every aspect of home renovation, from creating a weatherproof exterior to the ins and outs of interior restoration.
1993 By Derek Bradford

A Practical Handbook for House Owners and Tenants, Architects, Decorators and
Others, with 14 Coloured Plates Showing ... etc . ; painting sashes and frames ;
painting front door and frame ; and , possibly , the renovation of the brickwork .

Author: Arthur Seymour Jennings


ISBN: WISC:89057180291

Category: Color in interior decoration

Page: 220

View: 244


Renovation tries to exterior details than Litchfield's boor keep the essence of the
original house local building ... as well can easily grow to include separate
Renovating Brick Houses for Yourse as books on remodeling techniques . for ...



ISBN: UVA:X002097275

Category: Libraries


View: 225

1992 By

Some 75 % of the dwelling houses of various types are one - storey houses ( 75 )
Houses in good conditions account for ... In the countryside , many families have
build brick and concrete houses , and many villages are composed entirely of ...



ISBN: UOM:39015040888292

Category: Industrial policy

Page: 379

View: 434

1994 By

It's a Family Affair Dust for Dinner Sometimes a Carpenter's Home Is a Perpetual
Construction Site Mark and Beth Bortle have been renovating the brick row
house where they live in Baltimore . EARL DOTTER W promises not -hen is a
house ...



ISBN: CORNELL:31924112253079

Category: Carpenters


View: 379

1997 By

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