Complete Guide to Building Your Own Home
and Saving Thousands on Your New House
By (author) Corie Richter
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Complete Guide to Building Your Own Home by Corie Richter
Book DescriptionBuying a new home can be an expensive endeavour. Many people dream of building their own home but mistakenly believe that doing so is not cost effective. However, by building your own home you can save 20 to 40 percent or more. By reading The Complete Guide to Building Your Own Home and Saving Thousands on Your New House you will discover that your dream can become reality. From basic planning to construction methods, this new book will take you through all the steps of building your own home. You will learn how to choose a site, draw up a construction time line, apply for construction loans and financing, obtain essential insurance information, buy inexpensive plans, find and negotiate with subcontractors, comply with building codes, select features and fixtures, choose the style of the house, decide on the size of the rooms, prepare plans, and get permits. You will learn about building materials and foundations, floors, walls, paint, windows, decks, garage doors, roofing, flashings, chimneys, plumbing, wiring, ceilings, floors, railings, and attics. In addition, you will learn how to design a home that will meet your needs, perform constructions tasks safely, and build amenities. We will inform you about common problems to watch for, including foundation, roofing, walls, stairs, sidewalks, driveways, heating and cooling, electrical capacity, and wiring. This book will detail money-saving options and environmentally friendly techniques, while at the same time allowing you to monitor the quality of the materials and the workmanship, fine-tune the design, and make sure the results are exactly what you had envisioned.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781601382436
(155mm x 230mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Atlantic Publishing Co
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Co
Publish Date: 12-Jan-2010
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Corie Richter
Corie Richter has been a freelancer writer since 1998 both for print and online publication. She was first attracted to green building when living in an adobe home located in New Mexico. The community presented the opportunity to participate in construction of adobe, forged-earth, and baled hay projects as part of an eco-healthy environmental effort. The author realized that with a basic knowledge, anyone could get started doing their own work; all it took was fortitude and knowing when to ask for assistance. The home-building process has been a passion since then, and she looks forward to sharing her knowledge and experience with others, as well as building another home. Corie is the author of God Has a Sense of Humor, a comedic book reflecting on the foibles of life, and is noted for her many articles and talks addressing health care issues, nutrition, and aging. In addition she has plied her craft to educational study guides, test-question writing, and contributing to academic publications. The Army veteran enjoys the company of her companion Drummer, who was adopted from a Virginia animal shelter where he was brought after an abusive owner forced the young dog into fighting, then abandoned on a roadside. The author holds strong convictions regarding man s stewardship of the Earth and its creatures."
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