The House Handbook: Guidelines for Building or Remodeling Your Home
The following abstract describes a publication that is only available for purchase. A link to ordering information is on this page.
The House Handbook replaces the popular House Planning Handbook, Second Edition (1988). It discusses everything necessary to build or remodel a house that is affordable, attractive, convenient, efficient, healthy, and adaptable to changing needs throughout life.
Dozens of drawings plus black-and-white photographs complement the clearly written text.
- Making decision to build or remodel.
- Locating and working with needed professionals
- Real estate agents
- Selecting a building site.
- Analytical decisions about individual areas and rooms
- Home office
- Storage areas
- Sewer systems
MWPS16, reviewed May 2006