The Complete Idiot's Guide to Remodeling Your Bathroom Illustrated

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Penguin, 2004 - House & Home - 253 pages
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A step-by-step bathroom overhaul-with both ideas and hands-on help. From concept to completion, this guide can help anyone design, plan, and execute the remodeling of a bathroom. Written in the series' Illustrated format, the book combines text with more than 300 photos and illustrations to give readers ideas for how to transform their tired bathrooms into the spas of their dreams.
 

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Contents

Planning Your New Bathroom
3
Bathroom Facelifts
5
Bathroom Makeovers
17
Bathroom Additions
27
Analyzing Your Needs
39
Designing Your Bathroom
49
Budgeting the Job
61
Getting the Money
69
Remodeling Extended Baths
123
Remodeling Bathroom Systems
133
Plumbing Systems
135
Wiring and Lighting Systems
149
Heating and Ventilation Systems
161
Wall and Flooring Systems
171
Installing Cabinets
189
Installing Fixtures
201

Hiring Experts
77
Preparation and Permits
87
Remodeling Your New Bathroom
95
Remodeling Half Baths
97
Remodeling Full Baths
111
Final Touches
213
Bathroom Remodeling Glossary
223
Bathroom Remodeling Resources
237
Index
243
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Dan Ramsey is a licensed general building contractor with many years of experience helping others reach their home remodeling goals. In addition, he is the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Building Your Own Home, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Finishing Your Basement Illustrated, and dozens of other how-to titles for consumers as well as professional builders.

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