Michael W Litchfield - Renovation (4th Edition) ((pdf)
pdf | 34.36 MB | English | Isbn:1600854923 |
Author: Michael Litchfield | PAge: 627 | Year: 2014


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When it comes to home renovation there's no substitute for experience. Renovation 4th Edition contains the collective wisdom of hundreds of contractors architects and tradespeople who shared their first-hand experience with Mike Litchfield as he interviewed and photographed them on job sites across North America.

As a founding editor of Fine Homebuilding magazine the author of 12 acclaimed books and a home renovator himself Litchfield was able to record lifetimes of practical field-tested solutions and trade secrets from the cream of the crop-the pros that other pros admire.

Both first-time renovators and professionals who want to supplement their knowledge of specific trades will find Renovation 4th Edition invaluable. R4 reflects the new realities of planning carefully spending wisely maximizing space and building durably. Its 614 pages contain extensively revised chapters on planning; doors windows and skylights; electrical wiring; and energy conservation. Its illustrations are crisp and informative. And its 1000+ photos were selected from more than 40000 that the author has taken over the years.

This classic work covers renovation from start to finish surfaces. Best of all R4 is written in a down-to-earth conversational style that is clear and easy to understand. Litchfield has a sharp wit and a dry sense of humor that makes this book not only useful but great fun to read.
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