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Complete Guide to Contracting Your Home

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ISBN-10: 1558704655

ISBN-13: 9781558704657

Edition: 3rd 1997 (Revised)

Authors: David McGuerty, Kent Lester

List price: $18.99
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Description:

The classic on managing home construction, covering everything from financing to working with building inspectors.
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: F&W Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/15/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Introduction
Concepts
How to Be a Builder
Legal and Financial Information
Your Lot
Planning Your House Design
Working With Labor and Subcontractors
Making Changes
Saving Money
Homebuilding and Computers
Safety and Inspections
Estimating Costs
Project Management
Preconstruction Preparation
Site Location and Excavation
Foundation
Framing
Roofing and Gutters
Plumbing
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Electrical
Masonry and Stucco
Siding and Cornice
Insulation and Soundproofing
Drywall
Trim
Painting and Wallcovering
Cabinetry and Countertops
Flooring, Tile and Glazing
Landscaping
Decks and Sunrooms
Sources of Information
Appendices
Masterplan
Project Schedule
Supplier's/Subcontractor's Reference Sheet
Plan Analysis Checklist
Lighting and Appliance Order
Item Estimate Worksheet
Cost Estimate Summary
Cost Estimate Checklist
Subcontractor Bid Control Log
Purchase Order Control Log
Purchase Order
Change Order
Subcontractor's Agreement
Subcontractor's Affidavit
Construction Loan Draw Schedule
Sample Building Contract
Building Checklist
Glossary
Index