Books

Books

Purchase comprehensive books by Leon A. Frechette on construction and home improvement. Learn how to remodel a bathroom, build or remodel a home to provide accessible housing for the elderly or disabled, build a deck, work with alternative building materials, hire a remodeling contractor, and work with building regulators.

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70685 - Remodeling A Bathroom

70685 - Remodeling A Bathroom

A bathroom remodel is challenging: space is tight, plumbing is required, and new fixtures are expensive. The finished room has to look beautiful and withstand everyday use. To get it right, it's smart to seek step-by-step advice from a seasoned professional with years of bathroom remodeling experience. Learn how to save time, avoid common mistakes, and get the stylish results you're after without breaking the budget by reading Build Like a Pro: Remodeling A Bathroom.

Price:

$19.95

  AH-HC - Accessible Housing

AH-HC - Accessible Housing

Accessible Housing provides remodelers, professional builders, and DIYers with a nuts-and-bolts guide to incorporating barrier-free concepts into the design, adaptation, or retrofitting of homes for the elderly and physically disabled. Doorway and window dimensions, counter and bathtub heights, and other code-related measurements are discussed. Learn how to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and how to meet or exceed barrier-free building codes for commercial multi-family housing units.

Price:

$50.00

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BGTD-SC - Builder's Guide To Decks

BGTD-SC - Builder's Guide To Decks

This book provides deck construction ideas and techniques to help construction professionals and homeowners build residential decks. Readers will learn how to properly lay out a deck construction project, how to build decks, and how to perform the deck building process in the proper sequence. Expert, hard-to-find advice on maintaining, repairing, and treating decks is also included.

Price:

$24.95

BSWAM-SC - Build Smarter with Alternative Materials

BSWAM-SC - Build Smarter with Alternative Materials

Alternative materials are quality components that can enhance both residential and commercial projects. This book will help readers learn about products that are environmentally safe, maintenance free, and/or offer a longer life expectancy than standard building products currently on the market. While primarily slanted toward the professional market, this book lends itself nicely to the consumer market as well.

Price:

$34.75

HHG-SC - The Helping Hands Guide To Hiring A Remodeling Contractor

HHG-SC - The Helping Hands Guide To Hiring A Remodeling Contractor

This book walks the reader through one of the most difficult and intimidating parts of a remodeling project: hiring a contractor. Techniques are described to help the reader successfully locate, interview, and hire a contractor; how to talk to contractors; when to inspect the job; and how to pay the contractor on a percentage-of-completion basis. Learn the difference between an estimate and a bid and view samples of typical business forms.

Price:

$14.00

PDH-SC - The Pre-Development Handbook

PDH-SC - The Pre-Development Handbook

Written in cooperation with the City of Spokane Housing Capital Needs Committee, this book is an informational tool to help builders and developers understand and work with the permit process in the development or redevelopment of affordable multi-family and historic buildings. It describes some of the procedures involved in the preservation of historic structures and encourages the rehabilitation of existing buildings.

Price:

$14.95