This simple, illustrated guide takes the mystery out of the homebuilding and remodeling process.
With insider knowledge and vocabulary of the design and building process, you'll learn how to communicate with your architect and builder in planning what needs to be done, by whom and when.
Each chapter contains information that will help you understand each phase of construction, the terms used, and the people involved. A Checklist at the end of each chapter will remind you of some of the important aspects of each phase. Familiarizing yourself with the Glossary of Building Terms will help you communicate with your builder. Samples of Specification Outline and Change Order form will clarify important details between you and your builder.
Now, take a deep breath and relax. You're off to a great start! With this manual and a little homework, you'll have a good understanding of how a house is built-from the ground up.
This quick and easy informative guide will help you save time, money, and headaches!