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Renovating and Restyling Vintage Homes

Renovating and Restyling Vintage Homes

By Lawrence Dworin

Shows you how to determine your profit before you buy, what pitfalls to avoid, and how to make inexpensive upgrades!

Price: $33.50
ISBN: 9781572180291
Product Code: 1572180293
Year: 1996
Binding: Softcover     Page Count: 413
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company

Step-by-step instructions for selecting, repairing, selling "fixer-uppers." Chapters on inspecting a structure for renovation potential precede sections on all manner of repair and remodeling, and no detail seems too small to escape notice.

An excellent chapter on recycling what the renovator cannot use and chapters on outbuildings and landscaping are especially rewarding. Dworin's enjoyable discussion of Victorian architecture (a catchphrase for many architectural styles) enables better understanding of his later discussions of Craftsman and Prairie-style homes.