Pocket Guide to Building Your Own Home by David Snell
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Pocket Guide to Building Your Own Home
By David Snell

The Pocket Guide to Building Your Own Home

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Pocket Guide to Building Your Own Home by David Snell

Book Description

Hundreds of thousands of us renovate, convert, extend and improve our homes each year, and one-third of all new detached homes are self-built. If you're looking to build your own property from scratch or work on your existing home, this is the book for you. Home building expert, and bestselling author David Snell draws on his expertise and personal experiences of building his own bungalow to bring together the essential information that you need when building your property. Covering everything from budgeting and finance, to evaluating the land and dealing with suppliers this comprehensive guide takes you through the basics to ensure that you are well-equipped to deal with any challenges or problems that may arise. Fully up-to-date and packed with authoritative advice, this practical handbook is essential reading for everyone from those building their own home, to anyone planning some home improvements.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780091926601
ISBN-10: 0091926602
Format: Paperback
(225mm x 129mm x 22mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Ebury Press
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author David Snell

Building Your Own Home by David Snell Building Your Own Home, Paperback (March 2006)

Including advice, charts, diagrams and photographs, this illustrated work contains everything you need to know, from finding and buying a plot of land to explaining planning and building regulations, financing the project, buying materials and choosing the design. It also gives an insight into the costs and problems encountered by self-builders.

New Home Plans Book by David Snell New Home Plans Book, Paperback (October 2003)

All aspiring builders have their own ideas when it comes to designing their dream home. This title gathers together all the best plans and divides them into 14 main categories. It aims to help guide readers through the choices in order to select the right plan for your lifestyle and site.

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Author Biography - David Snell

David Snell has been in the property and building industry for over four decades. He and his wife have undertaken ten self-builds, the last two of which, are featured in Building Your Own Home. He is a contributing editor to Homebuilding & Renovating magazine, an expert and columnist in the Daily Telegraph's Saturday Property Clinic, Bricks and Mortar and has been a consultant on various radio and television programmes. The co-author of The Home Plans Book and The New Home Plans Book, David was for many years a close friend and colleague of Murray Armor, the author of the first fifteen editions of Building Your Own Home. He now lives in a luxury self-built bungalow in Gloucester.

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