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Kitchen remodeling for dummies

Author: Donald R Prestly
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2003.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Real estate, building, and remodeling surveys reveal that the one project likely to give you a 100 percent return on the dollars invested is a kitchen remodel. And whether the project is as involved as gutting the room back to the wall studs or as simple as applying a fresh coat of paint, each project is an investment in your home's value and, ultimately, in your enjoyment of using the space. Remodeling a kitchen is  Read more...
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Prestly, Donald R.
Kitchen remodeling for dummies.
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, ©2003
(DLC) 2003105851
(OCoLC)53100684
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald R Prestly
ISBN: 9781118068786 1118068785
OCLC Number: 773579934
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 338 pages, [8] pages of color plates) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction.Part I: Zoning In on the Scope of the Project.Chapter 1: Envisioning the Big Picture.Chapter 2: Planning Your Kitchen.Chapter 3: Establishing a Budget and Sticking to It!Chapter 4: Bringin' In the Big Guns or Doin' It Solo.Part II: Gettin' Down and Dirty: Preparing Your Kitchen for Greatness.Chapter 5: You Can't Have Tool Much of a Good Thing.Chapter 6: Getting Your Kitchen Ready for Construction.Chapter 7: Evaluating Your Plumbing, Electrical, and Ventilation Systems.Part III: Selecting and Installing Cabinets and Countertops.Chapter 8: Your Old Cabinets: Spruce 'em Up or Scrap 'em?Chapter 9: Making Old Mother Hubbard Proud: Putting New Cabinets Up.Chapter 10: Considering Creative Countertop Options.Chapter 11: Making Sure Your Countertops Are Level.Part IV: Selecting and Installing Sinks, Faucets, Appliances, and More.Chapter 12: "Pouring" Over the Choices for Sinks and Faucets.Chapter 13: No Runs, Drips, or Leaks: The Right Way to Install Your New Sink and Faucet.Chapter 14: Appliance Appreciation: Choosing the Right Ones.Chapter 15: Fridges, Ranges, Disposers, and More: Installing Appliances.Part V: Adding the Final Touches: Walls, Windows, Floors, and More.Chapter 16: Illuminating Your Kitchen Lighting Options.Chapter 17: Lighting the Way: Installing Lights and Windows.Chapter 18: Walls That Wow: Selecting Elements for Your Walls.Chapter 19: Preparation for Wall Transformation.Chapter 20: Floors: Stepping Out with Style.Chapter 21: Installing Your New Kitchen Floor.Part VI: The Part of Tens.Chapter 22: Ten Critical Design Issues.Chapter 23: Ten Hot Trends in Kitchen Design.Chapter 24: Ten Easy Kitchen Upgrades.Index.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Donald R. Prestly.
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Real estate, building, and remodeling surveys reveal that the one project likely to give you a 100 percent return on the dollars invested is a kitchen remodel. This book shows you how to take your  Read more...

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