The Complete Idiot's Guide to Building Your Own Home, Second Edition

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9781592573141: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Building Your Own Home, Second Edition
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Start with a strong foundation.

With even more instructions and illustrations, this revised and updated edition offers clear and concise guidance on every step of home building, from figuring a budget to finding labor and materials to all aspects of construction. This book answers every question readers have about building their own residence—and a few questions they may not have considered.

· Contains a visual dictionary of new construction terms and home components
· Fully illustrated with step-by-step, easy-to-follow instructions
· Sample bid forms, general contractor agreements, and legal advice on building codes and permits
· Includes information on working with architects and drawing up your own plans

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Dan Ramsey is a general contractor and the author of more than 20 books for homebuilders and buyers, including the first edition of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Building Your Own Home, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Finishing Your Basement Illustrated, and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Remodeling Your Bathroom Illustrated. His other books include builder’s construction guides, contractor business guides, kit home construction, and homeowner remodeling and repair books.

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