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Renovating old houses

Author: George Nash
Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, ©1992.
Series: Fine homebuilding bk.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1. Dwelling, Remodeling 2. Dwellings - Maintenance and repair.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Nash
ISBN: 0942391659 9780942391657 1561583251 9781561583256
OCLC Number: 24286345
Notes: "A Fine homebuilding book"--Title page verso.
Description: 343 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Structural and Financial Evaluation. Making an External Examination. Making an Internal Examination. Preserving Historically Significant Features. Financial and Legal Considerations --
Organizing Priorities. Developing the Design. Approaches to Renovation. How to Rebuild and Stay Sane. Hiring a Contractor. Architects and Designers --
Foundations. Water-Infiltration Problems. Installing an Exterior Drainage System. Repairing and Replacing Foundation Walls. Raising the House. The New Foundation. Adding a Cellar. Pouring a Concrete Floor --
The House Frame. Types of House Frames. Replacing Rotted Sills. Repairing Rotted Posts. Repairing Sagging Floors. Repairing Other Structural Elements. Truing Up the House Frame --
The Roof. Roofing Materials. Roofing Repairs. Reroofing with Asphalt Shingles. Installing Asphalt Shingles. Reroofing with Wood Shingles. Reroofing with Steel Sheets. Eave Protection. Eavestroughs and Downspouts. The Cold Roof --
Windows, Doors, Siding and Trim. Infiltration and Heat Loss: Tightening Up the House. Windows. Doors. Exterior Siding and Trim. Painting Protocol --
Attachments, Additions and Alterations. Porches and Verandas. Sheds and Garages. Radical Changes: Attic and Roof Retrofits --
Walls, Ceilings and Floors. What to do about Plaster. Inside the Walls: Insulation Theory and Practice. Interior Partitions: Moving Walls. Building and Repairing Stairs. Interior Wall Finishes. Ceiling Treatments. A Note on Trim. Finished at Last: The Floors --
The Electrical System. Basic Electrical Theory. Evaluating Your Electrical System. Designing a Circuit. Rewiring an Old House. Making the Right Connection --
Household Plumbing. Plumbing Materials and Theory. Springs and Wells. Water Pumps. An Old-House Plumbing System. On-Site Sewage Disposal. Plumbing Problems. Plumbing and Structural Changes --
Home Heating Systems. Hot-Air Systems. Steam-Heating Systems. Hot-Water Heating Systems. Alternative Heating Systems. Repairing and Restoring Chimneys. A Few Thoughts about Fireplaces.
Series Title: Fine homebuilding bk.
Responsibility: George Nash.

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For those who know how to do the repair work, an old house can be a good investment. This book is aimed at home owners who want to renovate their houses with professional results, as well as the  Read more...

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