The Owner Builder Book

  • Filename: the-owner-builder-book.
  • ISBN: 9781932272048
  • Release Date: 2007-01
  • Number of pages: 274
  • Author: Mark A. Smith
  • Publisher: Consensus Group Inc.



This easy to understand, step-by-step guide is clear enough for even a novice to understand, Even if you hire a contractor to build you home, this book will greatly help you understand the process. From shopping for a piece of land to getting a loan to dealing with a contractor, the Smiths' advice covers everything about building a home. The authors advise on getting organized and tackling the hardest parts of the process step by step. Included are valuable lists, charts, ideas and questionnaires. Also, how to shop around for bargains and minimize costs room by room.

The Owner Builder

  • Filename: the-owner-builder.
  • ISBN: 9780643106987
  • Release Date: 2012-11-15
  • Number of pages: 248
  • Author: Leeza Sipek
  • Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING



Building your own home could save you thousands of dollars. The Owner Builder is an easy-to-understand, step-by-step guide for people who want to build their dream home in a financially responsible manner. From choosing a block of land to decorating the inside of the house, this book guides the reader through the entire building process. The authors share their personal experiences with photos of the building process in 68 steps. They include tips and hints on the approval process, construction ideas and how to avoid mistakes. They also uncover potential hidden costs, and offer other ways to save money if you don't have time to manage the construction yourself – such as hire a project manager, which is cheaper than a contract builder. Renovators, DIY enthusiasts and anyone considering building a home will find a wealth of practical information in this book. Even if you are hiring a builder, this book can help you understand what is involved in building a home and what to expect at each stage of the project.

The owner builder experience

  • Filename: the-owner-builder-experience.
  • ISBN: UVA:X001211900
  • Release Date: 1986-10
  • Number of pages: 188
  • Author: Dennis Holloway
  • Publisher: Rodale Pr



Gives advice on designing a home, selecting materials, picking a site, and acting as a contractor, and discusses solar designs and important building techniques

The Owner Builder Book

  • Filename: the-owner-builder-book.
  • ISBN: 9780987576002
  • Release Date: 2013-05-01
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Antonie Malan
  • Publisher: The Owner Builder Book



A book to help owner builders avoid the many pitfalls of self building and come out ahead, happy with their end results

The Owner Built Home

  • Filename: the-owner-built-home.
  • ISBN: 1626545464
  • Release Date: 2016-02-01
  • Number of pages: 386
  • Author: Ken Kern
  • Publisher:



Many Americans dream about building their own home. With this book you can make those dreams a reality. As innovative and original as it was when first published in 1972, Ken Kern's The Owner-Built Home is an aspiring DIY homebuilder's bible. Finally, after years of demand, it is back in print for the next generation of owner-builders.The product of years of research and experimentation with innumerable design and construction techniques around the world, The Owner-Built Home is full of practical tips. It describes in refreshing, straight-forward language, everything involved in making a home. Fully illustrated with drawings, photographs, and plans, The Owner-Built Home is an indispensable tool for anyone planning to build a house.

The Complete Guide to Contracting Your Home

  • Filename: the-complete-guide-to-contracting-your-home.
  • ISBN: 1558704655
  • Release Date: 1997-09-15
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: David McGuerty
  • Publisher: Popular Woodworking Books



The classic on managing home construction, covering everything from financing to working with building inspectors.

The Australian House Building Manual

  • Filename: the-australian-house-building-manual.
  • ISBN: 1875217304
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 158
  • Author: Allan Staines
  • Publisher:



This is a step-by-step guide to house building and 32 additional pages are packed with valuable information, with extra 100 'show me how' drawings, over 660 in total. It is the easiest to comprehend building text in Australia.

The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America

  • Filename: the-code-of-federal-regulations-of-the-united-states-of-america.
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105064136851
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages:
  • Author:
  • Publisher:



The Code of Federal Regulations is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.

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