Author: Sheri Koones
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Description: When it comes to building or remodeling a home, it is easy to feel bombarded by the countless choices that have to be made. Now, anyone can forgo hours of research and endless footwork by picking up a copy of House About It. From doors and windows to flooring and plumbing, House About It is an all-in-one, totally empowering, homeowner’s bible packed with innovative ideas and details to help increase the value, comfort and aesthetics of your home. Looking for windows that are self-washing or an elevator that runs on a vacuum? Can’t decide between wood and coconut palm flooring? Want to install an outdoor fireplace? This book is concise and informative, exciting and cutting edge, and profiles countless products to build a new home from scratch or remodel an existing one.
- Architectural Styles
- Construction Types
- Exterior and Interior Doors
- Environmental Health and Safety
Budget-mindedness and beauty don't live on opposite sides of the architectural block, as the ten houses in Blueprint Affordable strikingly demonstrate. As exceptional as they are in their design, these houses all share one key attribute: from the very beginning, before their owners' dreams were transformed into exciting realities, everything from the floor plan to building materials and finishes was driven by limited financial resources.
Sheri Koones writes a regular column for Home Resource and Design Magazine as well as freelance articles for other magazines and newspapers. She enjoyed building her own dream home several years ago and, through much trial and error, now knows what should be done when building a home. Sheri earned her B.S. degree from Boston University and her M.S. degree from Columbia University. She is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Editors, the Women’s Business Development Center, and the Entrepreneurial Woman’s Network. She lives in her dream home in Connecticut, with her husband and children.