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How to Be Your Own Contractor and Save Thousands on Your New House or Renovation While Keeping Your Day Job

Davis, Tanya

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ISBN 10: 1601389426 / ISBN 13: 9781601389428
Published by Atlantic Pub Co, 2015
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Title: How to Be Your Own Contractor and Save ...

Publisher: Atlantic Pub Co

Publication Date: 2015

Binding: PAP

Book Condition:New

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In this completely updated and totally revised second edition, you will learn the essentials to becoming your own contractor, including

  • how to choose a site
  • draw up construction time line and flow charts
  • apply for construction loans
  • obtain essential insurance information, buy plans
  • find and negotiate with subcontractors
  • how to comply with building code, inspection, and permit requirements.

The ins and outs of self contracting are explained, combined with the experiences of others, and with dozens of forms and checklists at hand, you will learn all about: building materials and foundations, windows, decks, roofing, plumbing, heating, wiring, air-conditioning, and much more. There are hundreds of tools, contracts, and checklists to help you get your project organized and save you thousands! The companion CD-ROM is included with the print version of this book; however is not available for download with the electronic version. It may be obtained separately by contacting Atlantic Publishing Group at sales@atlantic-pub.com.

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Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president's garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

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