Popular Mechanics MoneySmart Makeovers: Porches, decks & patios

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Hearst Books, 2005 - House & Home - 192 pages
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With its first three volumes, Popular Mechanics MoneySmart Makeovers is helping thousands redo their kitchens, bathrooms, and living rooms. Now the successful series--written by one of the most trusted experts in DIY--steps outside, with authentic makeovers that anyone can accomplish. After discussing in detail all the basics that go into constructing a good porch, deck or patio, Rick Peters gets to work and remodels one of each, three times-- economy, mid-range, and high-range-to demonstrate what you can achieve on a real- world budget. While there are beautiful shots to inspire you to try your own makeover, these are no studio set-ups, every project was designed and carried out on an actual family's home.
  

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Contents

PART
4
Planning Your Makeover
5
CHAPTER I DECK PORCH PATIO DESIGN
9
CHOOSING MATERIALS
29
OUTDOOR SYSTEMS
51
Real Makeover Examples
65
DECK
66
PORCH
71
Creating Your New look
79
CHAPTER 4 DECKS
80
CHAPTER 5 PORCHES
101
PATIOS
115
CHAPTER 7 FLOORS
137
EXTERIOR DOORS
149
CHAPTER 9 FINISHING TOUCHES
165
Index
190

PATIO
75

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