Remodeling A Basement

Remodeling A Basement

[framing, Plumbing, Wiring, Insulating, Finishing]

Book - 2010
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If you're interested in expanding the usable living space in your home --and boosting its value -- finishing your basement is a smart way to make it happen.

In this new and revised edition of Remodeling a Basement, you'll find a wide range of inspiring design ideas for turning your basement into a comfortable, functional space the whole family can enjoy.

From cover to cover, you'll get all the expert advice, inside tips, and step-by-step instructions you'll need to make your vision a reality. All brought to you in clear, accessible language -- and lots of valuable photos and drawings -- by a consummate professional.

In this comprehensive volume--the latest in our popular Build Like A Pro series --professional contractor Roger German takes you through the entire process of remodeling a basement.

From family rooms, bathrooms and laundry rooms to workshops and hobby rooms, he shows you how to build a whole new level of comfort into your house.

Here's an example of the timely, in-depth information you'll find:

Every construction detail is updated to reflect the latest building code All the basic construction techniques you'll need are here Nuts and bolts information about wiring, plumbing, windows and doors Brand new content about egress windows How to tackle common basement building challenges, like framing on concrete, evacuating water, and working around heating and plumbing fixtures

For proactive homeowners and contractors alike, this updated reference book is the only resource you'll need to get the job done right the first time.

Publisher: Newtown, Conn. : Taunton Press, c2010.
Edition: Rev. ed.
ISBN: 9781600852923
Branch Call Number: 643. 5 GER 2010
Characteristics: 170 p. : chiefly ill. (mainly col.), plans (some col.)


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Nov 17, 2011

Poor quality with little detail. disappointing offering from the makers of fine homebuilding

Nov 29, 2010

Not as good as other books I've read. The best yet is from Mike Holmes.

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