Remodel! An Architect's Advice on Home Renovation

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Residential architect and renovation expert Greg Gibson shows you how to successfully manage the entire remodeling process

It's no secret that remodeling a house can be a complex and expensive undertaking, and finding reliable information on how to do it can be very difficult. In Remodel! An Architect's Advice on Home Renovation, homeowners get practical, real-world advice on managing the entire process with a minimum of expense and stress. From assessing the viability of the project through directing the progress of construction, this indispensable book shows you how to:

  • Determine remodeling viability
  • Quickly estimate project costs and determine cost-recouped-at-resale value
  • Choose a project methodology that works best for you
  • Find, hire, negotiate, and contract a designer and a builder
  • Keep the remodeling project on track and within budget
  • Shop for, select, and approve the installation of products and finishes
  • Live in the house while construction is going on
  • Minimize your risk by managing cash flow
  • Close out the job only when an acceptable level of quality has been achieved

Illustrated with more than 200 descriptive photos of real remodeling projects in progress, and supplemented with numerous drawings, project checklists, and sample contracts, Remodel! An Architect's Advice on Home Renovation will show you how to manage the design and building process confidently and realize your dream of an improved home.

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Experienced architect Greg Gibson keeps homeowners focused on their optimum role in any home renovation: project management. Provides practical advice on such topics as identifying a local architect and builder, negotiating for special services, temporary kitchen setups, and managing the design team's performance. Contains the management contracts, forms and checklists necessary to keep the project on track plus over 100 photos of renovations in progress. A savvy business primer written to prepare the owner manager to make good decisions on everything from the psychology of directing hired pros to controlling costs.

About the Author:

Greg Gibson, AIA, is an architect who works primarily on large residential renovations in the Philadelphia area.

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