House About it by Sheri Koones
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House About it
By Sheri Koones

House About it

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House About it by Sheri Koones

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When it comes to building or remodeling a home, it is easy to feel bombarded by the countless choices that have to be made. Now, anyone can forgo hours of research and endless footwork by picking up a copy of House About It. From doors and windows to flooring and plumbing, House About It is an all-in-one, totally empowering, homeowner's bible packed with innovative ideas and details to help increase the value, comfort and aesthetics of your home. Looking for windows that are self-washing or an elevator that runs on a vacuum? Can't decide between wood and coconut palm flooring? Want to install an outdoor fireplace? This book is concise and informative, exciting and cutting edge, and profiles countless products to build a new home from scratch or remodel an existing one. An extensive resource section, helpful tips, and a handy notebook are included for keeping organized notes on preferences for the items reviewed along the way. House-About It includes information you need to know on: - Architectural Styles - Construction Types - Roofs - Flooring - Lighting - Exterior and Interior Doors - Mechanicals - Environmental Health and Safety Sheri Koones writes a regular column for Home Resource and Design Magazine as well as freelance articles for other magazines and newspapers. She enjoyed building her own dream home several years ago and, through much trial and error, now knows what should be done when building a home. Sheri earned her B.S. degree from Boston University and her M.S. degree from Columbia University. She is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Editors, the Women's Business Development Center, and the Entrepreneurial Woman's Network. She lives in her dream home in Connecticut, with her husband and children.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781586853778
ISBN-10: 1586853775
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 203mm x 25mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Gibbs M. Smith Inc
Publisher: Gibbs M. Smith Inc
Publish Date: 24-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Sheri Koones

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Prefabulous Small Houses explores the beauty, variety, design and environmentally positive benefits of prefab construction through the wide variety of prefabrication methods in use today with prefabulous examples.

Prefabulous World by Sheri Koones Prefabulous World, Hardback (May 2014)

A lushly illustrated tour of cutting-edge architectural design around the world, with profiles of 50 energy-efficient homes.

Prefabulous + Almost Off the Grid by Sheri Koones Prefabulous + Almost Off the Grid, Hardback (October 2012)

Prefabrication offers a simple path to dream green homes, and in her latest book, Koones highlights the many ways of using prefabrication to create almost-off-the-grid homes--houses that are not only environmentally friendly, but often operate at nearly zero annual energy cost.

Prefabulous + Sustainable by Sheri Koones Prefabulous + Sustainable, Hardback (March 2010)

Dispels the negative myths associated with prefab homes and shows the reader how beautiful and remarkably green these homes can be. This book demystifies the prefabricated house by using 25 homes to showcase how factory-built homes are greener, more efficient, sturdier and more cost-effective than site-built homes.

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