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Staying Put Remodel Your House to Get the Home You Want

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ISBN-10: 1600853641

ISBN-13: 9781600853647

Edition: 2011

Authors: Duo Dickinson

List price: $24.95
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Home Sweet Remodeled Home. The American dream of owning a home and then buying or building a bigger and better one is no longer a sure thing. Millions of homeowners stymied by the housing market and the economy have embraced remodeling instead. In this timely book, maverick architect-author Duo Dickinson offers hope on how to get the home you want from the house you have. He shares his passion for saving money without sacrificing good design and offers up cost-saving options and smart solutions to make older homes better fit today’s lifestyles. Dickinson offers guidance on looking before you leap, ways to avoid pitfalls (and money pits), strategies for staying green or going geriatric,…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

A self-styled maverick within the profession, Duo Dickinson, AIA, is an architect in Madison, Connecticut. He is the author of five books on residential design, including The Small House (McGraw-Hill, 1986) and Small Houses for the Next Century (McGraw-Hill, 1995). His design philosophy has been summarized in The New York Times as: "Design it small, make it as beautiful as possible, and practice every trick in the book to keep it as cheap as possible."